Antifungal Activity of Xylitol against Candida albicans: An in vitro Study.

@article{Talattof2018AntifungalAO,
  title={Antifungal Activity of Xylitol against Candida albicans: An in vitro Study.},
  author={Zahra Talattof and A. Azad and M. Zahed and Nazanin Shahradnia},
  journal={The journal of contemporary dental practice},
  year={2018},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          125-129
        }
}
AIM The most common fungal infection among human population is candidiasis, the etiology of which is mostly Candida albicans. As a result of a disrupted balance of the normal flora or a compromised immune system, Candida species can become pathogenic. Various in vitro surveys have shown that glucose intake is a promoter of C. albicans growth, whereas in vivo studies have found that xylitol can decrease the risk of candidiasis and angular cheilitis. Hence, we aimed to evaluate for the first time… Expand
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