Usually a sign of some form of immunosuppression allowing the establishment of biofilms of candida spp.. This is because about 63% of adults have detectable canida spp., as do 44% of healthy children. There is no association with dentures, but age and caries are important.
- ↑ a b Zaremba ML, Daniluk T, Rozkiewicz D, Cylwik-Rokicka D, Kierklo A, Tokajuk G, Dabrowska E, Pawińska M, Klimiuk A, Stokowska W, Abdelrazek S. Incidence rate of Candida species in the oral cavity of middle-aged and elderly subjects. Advances in medical sciences. 2006; 51 Suppl 1:233-6.
- ↑ a b Rozkiewicz D, Daniluk T, Zaremba ML, Cylwik-Rokicka D, Stokowska W, Pawińska M, Dabrowska E, Marczuk-Kolada G, Waszkiel D. Oral Candida albicans carriage in healthy preschool and school children. Advances in medical sciences. 2006; 51 Suppl 1:187-90.
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