Most yeast infections involve Candida albicans (C. albicans), a yeast that can be
treated effectively with standard yeast infection medicine.
Recurrent vaginal yeast infections tend to involve
non–C. albicans types of yeast, which are more resistant
to the standard treatments for C. albicans yeast
It is possible that the main title of the report Vulvovaginitis is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
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March 12, 2014
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