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infection caused by a fungus (see Fungi), some affecting animals, others plants. Fungal Infections of Human and Animals

Many fungal infections, or mycoses, of humans and animals affect only the outer layers of skin, and although they are sometimes
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An infection with or a disease caused by a fungus.
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The concentration of CRP in patients infected by G- bacteria was much higher than that of G + bacterial infection and fungus infection groups, and the G+ bacterial infection also had higher concentrations than the fungus infection group.
"This approval offers additional alternatives when choosing medications to treat nail fungus infections," says Gary Buehler, director of the agency's office of generic drugs.
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Fungi are often picked up on changing room floors and when conditions are warm and moist can shelter under the nail's tip and get a firm hold,especially if nails are damaged,immunity is low or you already have another fungus infection, like athlete's foot.
A fungus infection can cause oral thrush, leaving the tongue covered in white patches.
Grape plants produce resveratrol as a natural defense mechanism against fungus infection. But not all grape plants will produce the protective substance.
Only 17% of their trainers reported cases of onychomycosis (nail fungus infection).
A SOUNDS like a fungus infection, although it could be a patch of psoriasis.
As the story goes, a piece of cheese was left in a cave and a few weeks later was found to have acquired a tart, pungently fragrant character from the fungus infection. Today, only cheeses from around these caves can use the name Roquefort.
Athlete's foot is a term used to describe what really is a form of fungus infection of the feet.
Photo: Lower half of oak canopy is discolored by fungus infection