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Study exposes key tactic used by deadly fungus
 
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Study exposes key tactic used by deadly fungus


Just one more of many know mechanisms utilized by candida -

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180501130819.htm


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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