F M Lucartorto

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Aseptic venipuncture was used to obtain samples of blood from 22 patients seropositive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) with gingivitis (HIV-G) and 19 HIV-seropositive patients with periodontitis (HIV-P), 15 and 30 minutes after the initiation of routine dental scaling and root planing. The presence of colony forming units in 1.2 ml aliquots of blood(More)
Oral mucosal surfaces from 54 patients seropositive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) were assayed for the presence of cultivable yeasts. Oral colonization with Candida albicans, represented by 6 biotypes, was evident in 35 persons. The closely related variant, Candida stellatoidea, was found in 3 patients. Single isolates of Candida parapsilosis,(More)
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