Asymptomatic oral carriage of Candida albicans in patients with HIV infection.

  title={Asymptomatic oral carriage of Candida albicans in patients with HIV infection.},
  author={Ignatius William Fong and M T Laurel and Aileen P. Burford-Mason},
  journal={Clinical and investigative medicine. Medecine clinique et experimentale},
  volume={20 2},
OBJECTIVE To assess the relationship of asymptomatic carriage of Candida albicans and clinically apparent thrush in patients with HIV infection. DESIGN Prospective, longitudinal, controlled study. SETTING The HIV clinic at St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto. PARTICIPANTS One hundred and twenty-seven patients with HIV-infection were divided into 3 groups according to the CD4+ lymphocyte count, and 37 healthy volunteers served as controls. INTERVENTIONS Determination of blood… CONTINUE READING

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