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Study exposes key tactic used by deadly fungus
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Published: 3 years ago

Study exposes key tactic used by deadly fungus

Just one more of many know mechanisms utilized by candida -

Scientists have found that a lethal fungus destroys the immune cell that would ordinarily kill it, by stealing its source of nutrients. Candida albicans is a microscopic fungus commonly found in the body but which can become a dangerous infection in vulnerable hospital patients. The study demonstrated that the fungus competes with disease-fighting macrophages by rapidly consuming glucose and causing the macrophages to die.

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