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Candida sp.

Health Effects
Thrush and other diseases caused by Candida ablicans usually occur after prolonged treatment with antibiotics or steriods.

Allergen
Reported to be allergenic (7).

Growth Indoors
The environment is not a likely source of exposure for this fungus (17).

Growth Media
Part of the normal flora of mouth and other mucous membranes of the body.

Outdoor Location
The environment is not a likely source of exposure for this fungus (17).