Carriage of Candida species in the oral cavity in diabetic patients: relationship to glycaemic control.

@article{Fisher1987CarriageOC,
  title={Carriage of Candida species in the oral cavity in diabetic patients: relationship to glycaemic control.},
  author={Birgit M. Fisher and P. J. Lamey and Lakshman Perera Samaranayake and T. W. Macfarlane and Brian M Frier},
  journal={Journal of oral pathology},
  year={1987},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={282-4}
}
To study the possible relationship between the quality of glycaemic control in diabetes mellitus and the carriage of Candida species, the candidal carrier status of 412 diabetic patients was examined using an oral rinse technique and correlated with measurements of random blood glucose and total glycosylated haemoglobin. Candida was isolated in 210 diabetics (51%) with 13 patients (6%) carrying more than one species. The positive isolates were: Candida albicans (89%), Candida krusei (2.8… CONTINUE READING
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