Oral candidiasis. History, classification, and clinical presentation.

  • Donald P. Lynch
  • Published 1994 in Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology

Abstract

Candida albicans is a ubiquitous, dimorphous yeast; it has been known for many centuries, and has the potential to cause human disease under specific circumstances and conditions. The actual taxonomy of Candida albicans and related species has only been confirmed within the twentieth century. The oral carriage rate for the organism is high, with nearly one… (More)

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