In vivo antifungal efficacy of salivary histidine-rich polypeptides: preliminary findings in a denture stomatitis model system.

Six denture stomatitis patients, all found to have Candida albicans on their maxillary denture and palatal tissue surfaces, volunteered in this preliminary study to test the in vivo efficacy of human salivary antifungal histidine-rich polypeptides (HRPs) in treating their oral disease. The patients were equally divided among the Newton types classification… CONTINUE READING