Gentian violet exhibits activity against biofilms formed by oral Candida isolates obtained from HIV-infected patients.

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The effect of gentian violet against Candida albicans and non-Candida albicans biofilms formed on polymethylmethacrylate strips was evaluated using a dry weight assay and confocal laser scanning microscopy. The ability of gentian violet to inhibit Candida albicans germination was also assessed. Gentian violet activity against Candida biofilms was… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/AAC.01601-10

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