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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Dima Nimri, M.D. [2], Aravind Kuchkuntla, M.B.B.S[3], Ahmed Younes M.B.B.CH [4]

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In 1839, B. Lagenbeck from Germany described a yeast-like fungus for the first time in the human oral infection thrush and its ability to cause it.

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References

  1. Barnett JA (2008). "A history of research on yeasts 12: medical yeasts part 1, Candida albicans". Yeast. 25 (6): 385–417. doi:10.1002/yea.1595. PMID 18509848.

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