STI caused by a fungus

Vaginal candidiasis is a vaginal infection caused by a fungus termed Candida albicans. The main symptoms of candidiasis in women are a curd-like vaginal discharge, vaginal itching and sometimes a burning sensation.

From Study Session 21, which opportunistic infection in PLHIV is caused by the same organism that causes vaginal candidiasis?

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Oral thrush in HIV-positive people is also caused by Candida albicans.

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