Salivary cytokine profiles in the immunocompetent individual with Candida-associated denture stomatitis.

@article{Leigh2002SalivaryCP,
  title={Salivary cytokine profiles in the immunocompetent individual with Candida-associated denture stomatitis.},
  author={Janet E. Leigh and C. Brooke. Steele and Floyd L Wormley and Paul L. Fidel},
  journal={Oral microbiology and immunology},
  year={2002},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={311-4}
}
Cell-mediated immunity conferred by CD4+ T helper cells is considered the predominant host defense against mucosal Candida infections, with Thelper (Th1)-type responses associated with resistance to infection and Th2-type responses associated with susceptibility to infection. Oropharyngeal candidiasis, the most common oral opportunistic infection in HIV… CONTINUE READING