Resistance of congenitally immunodeficient gnotobiotic mice to vaginal candidiasis

M. Cantorna, D. Mook, E. Balish

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Abstract

Congenitally immunodeficient beige, athymic, and beige athymic mice whose orogastric mucosal tissues were chronically colonized and infected with a pure culture of Candida albicans were found to be resistant to naturally occurring vulvovaginal candidiasis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3813-3815
Number of pages3
JournalInfection and Immunity
Volume58
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1990

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases

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