Oral candidosis in HIV-infected patients.

  title={Oral candidosis in HIV-infected patients.},
  author={Hiroshi Egusa and N. Soysa and Arjuna N. B. Ellepola and Hirofumi Yatani and Lakshman Perera Samaranayake},
  journal={Current HIV research},
  volume={6 6},
Oral candidosis (syn. Oral candidiasis; OC), is a collective term given to a group of oral mucosal disorders caused by the fugal pathogen belonging to the genus Candida. The association of OC with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection has been known since the advent of the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) pandemic. OC is one of the earliest manifestations of HIV disease in high risk individuals not undergoing chemotherapy and is also a strong predictor of the subsequent… CONTINUE READING


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