August 2009, Volume 39 Number 8 , p 50 - 53
Learn how to prevent a potentially fatal Candida infection in vulnerable patients. Figure. No caption available.
DENTURE CARE IS routine, simple, and usually delegated to unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP). Not much to think about, right? Not always! Denture material is porous and can harbor Candida , which can cause not only oral candidiasis (thrush) but systemic Candida infections. 1 ...