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J Clin Microbiol. Sep 1980; 12(3): 475–476.
PMCID: PMC273612

Quantitative relationships between Candida albicans in saliva and the clinical status of human subjects.


Patients with candidiasis had greater than 400 colony-forming units per ml of saliva, whereas carriers of Candida albicans had less than 400 colony-forming units per ml. Thus, quantitative cultures of saliva may aid in the diagnosis of oral candidiasis.

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