Stable azole drug resistance associated with a substrain of Candida albicans from an HIV-infected patient.

@article{White1997StableAD,
  title={Stable azole drug resistance associated with a substrain of Candida albicans from an HIV-infected patient.},
  author={Theodore C. White and Michael A. Pfaller and Michael G. Rinaldi and Jarrod A Smith and Spencer W. Redding},
  journal={Oral diseases},
  year={1997},
  volume={3 Suppl 1},
  pages={S102-9}
}
Oral candidiasis is one of the earliest and most frequent complications of a failing immune system in HIV-infected individuals. For several years, oral candidiasis has been treated effectively with azole drugs, the one most frequently used is fluconazole. Unfortunately, extensive use of the drug for treatment and prophylaxis has led to treatment failure in an increasing number of patients. In most of these cases, strains of C. albicans isolated from the infection are less susceptible to… CONTINUE READING