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Two Fungal Species—One Pathogenic, One Benign—Are Actually the Same
Two Fungal Species—One Pathogenic, One Benign—Are Actually the Same
Under one name the species is used in food fermentation, and under the other it is a drug-resistant cause of yeast infections.
Two Fungal Species—One Pathogenic, One Benign—Are Actually the Same
Two Fungal Species—One Pathogenic, One Benign—Are Actually the Same

Under one name the species is used in food fermentation, and under the other it is a drug-resistant cause of yeast infections.

Under one name the species is used in food fermentation, and under the other it is a drug-resistant cause of yeast infections.

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