Oral candidosis in lichen planus: the diagnostic approach is of major therapeutic importance

@article{Kragelund2012OralCI,
  title={Oral candidosis in lichen planus: the diagnostic approach is of major therapeutic importance},
  author={Camilla Kragelund and L. Kieffer-Kristensen and Jesper Reibel and Erik Paul Bennett},
  journal={Clinical Oral Investigations},
  year={2012},
  volume={17},
  pages={957-965}
}
Candida albicans is the most common fungal pathogen in humans, but other Candida species cause candidosis. Candida species display significant differences in their susceptibility to antimycotic drugs. Patients with symptomatic or erythematous oral lichen planus (OLP) commonly have Candida infection requiring correct identification of Candida species in order to initiate adequate antimycotic therapy. Therefore, conventional cytosmear and culture tests were compared with genetic diagnostics on… CONTINUE READING

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