Mucosal candidal colonization and candidiasis in women with or at risk for human immunodeficiency virus infection. HIV Epidemiology Research Study (HERS) Group.

@article{Schuman1998MucosalCC,
  title={Mucosal candidal colonization and candidiasis in women with or at risk for human immunodeficiency virus infection. HIV Epidemiology Research Study (HERS) Group.},
  author={Paula Schuman and Jack D. Sobel and Suzanne E. Ohmit and Kenneth H. Mayer and Charles C. J. Carpenter and Anne Rompalo and Ann C Duerr and Dawn K. Smith and Dora Warren and Robert S. Klein},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1998},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={1161-7}
}
The epidemiology of mucosal candidal colonization and candidiasis was studied in a multicenter cohort of 871 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-seropositive and 439 demographically and behaviorally similar HIV-seronegative women. Cross-sectional analyses at baseline revealed that oropharyngeal colonization with Candida species was more prevalent among seropositive women and among women reporting recent cigarette smoking and injection drug use. Oropharyngeal candidiasis was also more prevalent… CONTINUE READING

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