Inhibitors of Candida Albicans Adhesion to Prevent Candidiasis
A significant increase in fungal infections, particularly the systemic mycoses, which pose a serious problem in immunocompromised and otherwise debilitated individuals, has been associated with contemporary medicine. Candida albicans and other Candida species constitute major fungal pathogens, causing a wide spectrum of infections, ranging from entities involving mucosal and cutaneous tissues to deep-seated forms involving various organs, and possibly evolving into a disseminated disease (Edwards 1995).
KeywordsCandida Albicans Candida Species Systemic Candidiasis Buccal Epithelial Cell Vaginal Epithelial Cell
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