Immunological Aspects of Candidosis in AIDS Patients
Candida albicans, the most common cause of human candidosis, is found as a commensal in the mouth and gastrointestinal tract of a substantial proportion of the normal population. This opportunist pathogen can cause deep-seated infection, which can be localized or disseminated, in immunosuppressed or debilitated individuals, but is more often seen causing superficial cutaneous or mucosal infection.
KeywordsMigration Catheter Depression Polysaccharide Prostaglandin
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