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Description:This photomicrograph revealed some of the histopathologic changes associated with a fungal infection, which had spread to this rabbit kidney tissue sample, and which was due to the pathogen, Candida albicans.
Candidemia (a bloodstream infection with Candida), i.e., invasive candidiasis, is the fourth most common bloodstream infection among hospitalized patients in the United States. People at high risk for developing candidemia include:

- Intensive care unit (ICU) patients

- Surgical patients

- Patients with a central venous catheter

- People whose immune systems are weakened (such as people with HIV/AIDS)

- Very low-birth-weight infants

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Brinkman
Creation Date:1963
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Links:CDC - National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID); Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases (DFWED); Invasive Candidiasis
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