Candidiasis, oropharyngeal

Candidiasis, oropharyngeal is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins HIV Guide.

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  • Candida albicans: common colonizer of the human mouth, colon and vagina. Most common cause of oropharyngeal candidiasis (OPC)
  • Other Candida spp. can cause oropharyngeal candidiasis, including C. tropicalis, C. glabrata, and C. krusei. Some species may not respond as well to standard therapy.
  • Risk factors for non-albicans Candida spp may include prior OPC and prior use of antifungal drugs

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Last updated: June 26, 2015