Fungal infections associated with HIV infection

Samaranayake, L. P., Fidel, P. L., Naglik, J. R., Sweet, S. P., Teanpaisan, R., Coogan, M. M., Blignaut, E. and Wanzala, P. (2002) Fungal infections associated with HIV infection. Oral Diseases, 8 S2: 151-160. doi:10.1034/j.1601-0825.8.s2.6.x


Author Samaranayake, L. P.
Fidel, P. L.
Naglik, J. R.
Sweet, S. P.
Teanpaisan, R.
Coogan, M. M.
Blignaut, E.
Wanzala, P.
Title Fungal infections associated with HIV infection
Journal name Oral Diseases   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1354-523X
1601-0825
Publication date 2002-07-01
Year available 2002
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1034/j.1601-0825.8.s2.6.x
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 8
Issue S2
Start page 151
End page 160
Total pages 10
Place of publication Hoboken, NJ, United States
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Oral candidiasis is perhaps the commonest infection seen in HIV disease. The aim of this workshop was to provide a sketch of the multifarious aspects of the disease from a global perspective. To this end the panellists addressed issues such as the virulence of Candida, emergence of antifungal resistance, management of candidiasis and other exotic, oral mycotic diseases. An all-pervasive theme was the dramatic differences in the management of fungal infections consequential to the availability (or the lack) of anti-HIV drugs in the developed and the developing world. Further, the social stigmata associated with the HIV disease in many developing regions in Africa and Asia appears to modify the therapeutic strategies. Additionally, the lesser-known regional variations in the disease manifestations and therapeutic approaches were stark. Further work is direly needed to address these issues.
Keyword Azole resistance
Candidiasis
Fungal infections
HIV
Periodontal disease
Proteinases
Virulence mechanisms
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
Collection: School of Dentistry Publications
 
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