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What is candida yeast?
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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Type of yeast
Candida is the scientific name for a group of yeasts.
There are sub types like albicans, glabrata and more. Yeasts are a type of fungus. So in other words, candida is a type of fungus as opposed to bacteria/viruses.Hope that helps!

In brief: Type of yeast
Candida is the scientific name for a group of yeasts.
There are sub types like albicans, glabrata and more. Yeasts are a type of fungus. So in other words, candida is a type of fungus as opposed to bacteria/viruses.Hope that helps!
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Candida,
Most commonly candida albicans, is a yeast found in the oral, gi, and vaginal tract.

In brief: Candida,
Most commonly candida albicans, is a yeast found in the oral, gi, and vaginal tract.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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