In vitro study on the inhibiting effect of different agents on the growth of Candida albicans on acrylic resin surfaces.


This study evaluated at the in vitro level the antifungal effectiveness of nystatin, chlorhexidine, and a homologous histidine polypeptide on the surface of acrylic resin disks. The agents were used in a way that simulated storage of a denture by a denture wearer. Results indicated that pretreatment with poly-L-histidine was not protective against C… (More)