Agent Name

Candida species

Synonyms

Candida albicans;

Category

Infectious Agents

Comments

Workers who do wet work (cannery workers, bartenders, and food handlers) or who wear occlusive gloves for prolonged periods (dental, healthcare, and semiconductor clean room workers) are at increased risk for this fungal skin infection.

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: