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CANDIDA

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A yeast-like fungus which comprises part of the normal flora of the gut but which can cause candidiasis (which includes oral and vaginal thrush) usually as an overgrowth syndrome in diabetics, the immunologicallycompromised, or as a result of the use of broad spectrum antibiotics (e.g. tetracyclines) and the contraceptive pill.

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