Figure 5. C.

Figure 5

C. albicans and mixed-species biofilms formed in vitro. (A) C. albicans biofilm showing bilayer structure of germ-tube-forming cells and hyphae growing above layers of yeast cells (blastospores). (B) Mixed-species biofilm of C. albicans (yeast and hyphal forms) and S. gordonii (smaller cocci with individual cells and clusters adhering predominantly to blastospores). (C) Mixed-species biofilm of C. albicans (mainly hyphal forms) and Streptococcus salivarius. Bars, 10 μm.

From: Chapter 18, Interactions between Candida Species and Bacteria in Mixed Infections

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