Fighting for oral dominance: Good fungi keep bad ones in check in healthy mouths

Human mouths contain a balanced mix of microbes which, when disrupted, can lead to oral diseases. A new study compares the bacteria and fungi present in the mouths of healthy individuals with those from patients infected with HIV and illustrates why oral candidiasis (aka ‘thrush’) is a common complication of HIV infection.

Source: http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/health_medicine/dentistry/~3/y-F3IpU0fjA/140313173505.htm

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