Photodynamic inactivation of oropharyngeal Candida strains.

  title={Photodynamic inactivation of oropharyngeal Candida strains.},
  author={Agustina Postigo and Luc{\'i}a Bulacio and Maximiliano Sortino},
  journal={Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology},
  volume={21 11},
Oropharyngeal candidiasis (OPC) is an infection frequent in immunocompromised patients. Photodynamic therapy is an alternative to conventional treatments, based on the utilization of compounds that inhibit or kill microorganisms only under the effect of light, process known as Photodynamic Inactivation (PDI). In the present study, PDI of Candida spp. by the… CONTINUE READING