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Candida lusitaniae



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Candida lusitaniae are a species of the yeast species Candida, which actually occurs as a commensal in the human body, but can cause infections in immunodeficiency. Especially from infections of the lungs can develop a fungemia, a form of sepsis (blood poisoning). The opportunistic pathogenicity of the fungal species has been documented mainly in connection with cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy