Development of a novel three-dimensional in vitro model of oral Candida infection.

@article{DongariBagtzoglou2006DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a novel three-dimensional in vitro model of oral Candida infection.},
  author={A Dongari-Bagtzoglou and Helena Kashleva},
  journal={Microbial pathogenesis},
  year={2006},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={271-8}
}
Oropharyngeal candidiasis is emerging as a serious health problem in the elderly as well as other chronically immunosuppressed patient populations. Several approaches have been used to study the interactions between Candida and the oral mucosa in vitro. Recently, three-dimensional organotypic systems of the oral mucosa have been developed, which provide an… CONTINUE READING