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Annals of Geriatric Education and Medical Sciences


Commensal and pathogen: Candida albicans


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Author Details: Sukhpal Kaur, Sanjeev Soni, Riponjot Singh

Volume : 4

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2348-7240

Print ISSN : 2348-7348

Article First Page : 18

Article End Page : 21


Abstract

Candida albicans is ubiquitous, dimorphic yeast which resides in oral cavity as commensal. But it also acts as pathogen under certain specific circumstances and causing most common infection of oral cavity called oral thrush. An extensive review is made to discuss various forms of candida infection, predisposing factors and management of candidal infection.

Keywords:
Candidiasis, Steroids, Denture stomatitis, Angular cheilitis

Doi No:-10.18231