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A study on interrelationship of 60 HIV positive cases with coexistent oral candidosis and tuberculosis.


Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 1997 Jul;40(3):377-82. Unique Identifier :

Sixty HIV seropositive cases studied of inter-relationship of coexistent infections with tuberculosis and oral candidosis. Presence of oral candidosis either symptomatic/asymptomatic as revealed on microbiological studies have been recorded and the significance discussed. Presence of oral candidosis apparent of nonapparent with heavy growth, yield on culture in HIV seropositive cases could be considered a pointer of conversion of HIV infection to a disease. This observation needs further evaluation. Relevant literature reviewed briefly.

*AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections/COMPLICATIONS *Candidiasis, Oral/COMPLICATIONS *Tuberculosis, Pulmonary/COMPLICATIONS


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