Oropharyngeal Candidosis in the Older Patient

@article{Shay1997OropharyngealCI,
  title={Oropharyngeal Candidosis in the Older Patient},
  author={K. Shay and M. Truhl{\'a}ř and R. Renner},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1997},
  volume={45}
}
Colonization of the oral and pharyngeal regions by Candida spp., particularly C. albicans, is extremely common in humans, particularly in early and late life. A variety of local and systemic conditions predispose the transformation of the benign colonization to a pathological state, which may have severe local or serious systemic consequences. The finding of oropharyngeal candidosis in an older patient, therefore, merits investigation of the likely host factors responsible for the organism… Expand
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