Vaginal colonization by Candida in asymptomatic women with and without a history of recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • DNA
  • Genome-Wide Association Study
  • Nucleic Acid Amplification Techniques
  • Premature Birth
  • Specimen Handling

abstract

  • 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.

publication date

  • March 2000

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0029-7844(99)00577-3

PubMed ID

  • 10711554

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 413

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 95

number

  • 3