Asymptomatic oral carriage of Candida albicans in patients with HIV infection

Fong, Ignatius W.; Laurel, Manuel
April 1997
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Apr97, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p85
Academic Journal
Assesses relationship of asymptomatic carriage of Candida albicans and clinically apparent thrush in patients with human immuno-deficiency virus infection. Association between carriage of Candida albican, blood type, and secretor status; Influence of antifungal and antimicrobial on rate of yeast carriage.


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