A multispecies probiotic reduces oral Candida colonization in denture wearers.

@article{Ishikawa2015AMP,
  title={A multispecies probiotic reduces oral Candida colonization in denture wearers.},
  author={Karin H Ishikawa and Marcia Pinto Alves Mayer and Tatiana Yuriko Miyazima and Victor Haruo Matsubara and Eriques Gonçalves da Silva and Claudete Rodrigues de Paula and Tomie Toyota de Campos and Atlas Edson Moleros Nakamae},
  journal={Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={
          194-9
        }
}
PURPOSE The prevalence of Candida infections has been rising with an increasingly aging population and a larger population of immunocompromised individuals. The use of probiotics may be an alternative approach to antifungal agents in the prevention and treatment of oral candidiasis. This study aimed to evaluate the short-term effect of probiotics in reducing the infection level of oral Candida in candidiasis-asymptomatic elderly denture wearers. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a double-blind… CONTINUE READING
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