Candida albicans facts for kids
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C. albicans biofilms readily form on the surface of medical devices. Hospital-related infections in patients are a major health concern.
C. albicans is among the gut flora, the many organisms that live in the human mouth and gastrointestinal tract. Under normal circumstances, it lives in 80% of the human population with no harmful effects, although overgrowth results in candidiasis.
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