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Does a fungal infection transmit in swimming pools?

There are many factors that influence the transmission of infectious agents, and in the case of public swimming pools: the number of bathers the condition of the pool care taken to disinfect the ...
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Why is Lamisil Once (terbinafine film-forming solution) marketed for athlete's foot, but not for jock itch or ringworm?

After you apply Lamisil Once, it forms a medicated film. If you're careful, the film can remain on your skin for up to 72 hours. This will help to make sure that the optimal amount of medication will ...
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How does variance in pH affect Candida Albicans?

Candida albicans is an opportunistic, dimorphic fungal pathogen that grows both as yeast and filamentous cells(pseudohyphae, hyphae and chlamydospores). Morphogenesis is an essential trait in the ...
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Why is Mannose elevated in people with candida infections?

For the answer, you need to find the source of the mannose. Sharma, et al (2014) points out that Mannose occurs in microbes, plants and animals. Free mannose is found in small amounts in many fruits ...
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Why is Candida Albicans not regarded as an STI if it can be passed back and forth during intercourse?

Although Candida Albicans can be transmitted sexually, generally it is developed without sexual contact. WebMD gives the following details Normally, a type of bacteria called Lactobacillus keeps the ...
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Is there any infection that targets/found in specifically the nape of the neck?

No, there is no infection "found or originating primarily or solely in the nape". Any skin infection (eg. Staphyloccus, Streptococcus) can affect the nape of the neck. Hope this helps.
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In sepsis what therapies are used to reduce the over-reaction of the immune system?

for now there is no specific immunotherapy for the treatment sepsis (defined as sepsis-3.0); the main treatment for severe sepsis is supportive in the intensive care unit. some medicine such as ...
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How can I obtain "activated oxygen bleach"? I hear that it can help people to disinfect their laundry.​

Summary OxiClean products don't contain a bleach activator, so they aren't very good at disinfecting laundry. Here are a few popular products which include activated oxygen bleach: In the US, you ...

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