Parasite of a parasite....

Lester Pasarell Lester.Pasarell at UTMB.EDU
Tue Apr 30 14:37:07 EST 1996


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Fungi can also be colonized  and killed by viruses...if you think
of viruses as parasites......hum....
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>Also, is my memory correct that Legionaire's Disease is fungal?
>What is the name of the fungus?
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Sorry...legionaire's is caused by the bacteria Legionella pneumophila
and then some others....
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