Geographical differences in human oral yeast flora.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The oral yeast flora of healthy humans from eastern North America and China were sampled and compared. Chinese persons harbored a greater number and diversity of yeast species in the mouth. Furthermore, Candida albicans, which is the predominant commensal and etiologic species of candidiasis in Europe and the Western Hemisphere, was relatively rare in China.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Xu, J; Mitchell, TG

Published Date

  • January 15, 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 36 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 221 - 224

PubMed ID

  • 12522756

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1537-6591

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1086/345672


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States