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Volume 2012, Article ID 196347, 5 pages
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Research Article

High Prevalence of Candida Yeast in Milk Samples from Cows Suffering from Mastitis in Poland

1Mycology Division, Preclinical Science Department, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Ciszewskiego 8, 02-789 Warsaw, Poland
2Molecular Genetic Division, Mother and Child institute, Kasprzaka 17a, 01-211 Warsaw, Poland
3Division of Laboratory Diagnostics, Department of Pathology and Veterinary Diagnostics, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Nowoursynowska 159, 02-776 Warsaw, Poland

Received 30 October 2011; Accepted 6 December 2011

Academic Editor: Lawrence W. Svenson

Copyright © 2012 Bozena Dworecka-Kaszak et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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