Vaginal colonization by Candida in asymptomatic women with and without a history of recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis
Genome-Wide Association Study
Nucleic Acid Amplification Techniques
Women with a history of recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis have more easily detectable Candida in their vagina, even when asymptomatic, than do other women. A relative inefficiency in regulating the proliferation of Candida in the vagina may increase susceptibility to periodic symptomatic recurrences.