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Annals and Essences of Dentistry

Annals and Essences of Dentistry
Open Access

ISSN: 0975-8798, 0976-156X

Abstract

PREVALENCE OF CANDIDA SPECIES IN THE ORAL CAVITY OF DIABETIC AND NONDIABETIC SUBJECTS IN GULBARGA DISTRICT, KARNATAKA, INDIA.

Yellamma bai K, Vinod Kumar B

Prevalence of Species of Candida in the oral cavity of one hundred and three diabetic subjects and one hundred non-diabetic subjects were studied. Species of Candida were isolated was C.albicans (54.36%), C.tropicalis (14.56%), C.krusei (4.85%), C.parapsilosis(1.94%) was isolated from oral cavity of diabetic subjects where as C.albicans (27%) was isolated from non diabetic subjects. Isolation and identification of species of Candida in diabetes mellitus will helps in antifungal therapy.

Published Date: 2010-12-31;

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