Asymptomatic oral yeast carriage in HIV-infected patients: frequency and fluconazole susceptibility profile.


OBJECTIVES: Fluconazole-resistant oropharyngeal candidiasis (OPC) is a rapidly growing problem in HIV-infected patients. To better understand the pathogenesis of fluconazole resistance in this setting, asymptomatic candidal carriage was determined by means of oral swabs regularly performed in all patients without clinical signs of OPC seen at our HIV… (More)