Oral status and Candida colonization in patients with Sjogren's Syndrome


Ergun S., Cekici A., Topcuoglu N., Migliari D., Kulekci G., Tanyeri H., ...More

MEDICINA ORAL PATOLOGIA ORAL Y CIRUGIA BUCAL, vol.15, no.2, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.4317/medoral.15.e310
  • Journal Name: MEDICINA ORAL PATOLOGIA ORAL Y CIRUGIA BUCAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: Sjogren's syndrome, candida colonization, oral and periodontal status, PERIODONTAL-DISEASE, ALBICANS
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: To determine the oral status, salivary flow rate, Candida carriage in saliva, and prevalence of Candida albicans colonization in several areas of the mouth in patients with primary and secondary Sjogren's syndrome as opposed to those of healthy subjects.