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Conference Paper: Host-pathogen attributes of oral candidiasis in nasoharyngeal carcinoma patients

TitleHost-pathogen attributes of oral candidiasis in nasoharyngeal carcinoma patients
Authors
KeywordsFungi
Infection
Inflammation
Inflammatory mediators
Saliva
Issue Date2011
PublisherIADR.
Citation
The 25th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Association for Dental Research South East Asia Division (IADR-SEA), Singapore, 28-30 October 2011. How to Cite?
AbstractOBJECTIVES: Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is prevalent in Southern China and one of the commonest cancers in Hong Kong. Radiotherapy has been the standard treatment for NPC for decades. Oral candidasis is an extremely common, distressing and persistent infection during and after radiotherapy in NPC patients. Therefore, the objective of the present study was to examine both host salivary factors and Candida virulence factors associted with oral candidiasis of NPC patients in Hong Kong. METHODS: Newly diagnosed non-metastatic NPC patients were selected for the study. Patients with pre-existing or history of oral candidiasis were excluded. Saliva samples were collected at baseline and during the course of radiotherapy. Oral mouth rinse samples were collected for characterization of Candida speci...
DescriptionPoster Discussion Session - Scientific Groups 35. Joseph Lister Awards: abstract no. 213
Research Output Prize/HKU to LP Samaranayake
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/194995

 

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dc.contributor.authorLeung, CHen_US
dc.contributor.authorSeneviratne, Cen_US
dc.contributor.authorLee, Hen_US
dc.contributor.authorWong, S-
dc.contributor.authorSamaranayake, LP-
dc.date.accessioned2014-02-21T06:45:15Z-
dc.date.available2014-02-21T06:45:15Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 25th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Association for Dental Research South East Asia Division (IADR-SEA), Singapore, 28-30 October 2011.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/194995-
dc.descriptionPoster Discussion Session - Scientific Groups 35. Joseph Lister Awards: abstract no. 213-
dc.descriptionResearch Output Prize/HKU to LP Samaranayake-
dc.description.abstractOBJECTIVES: Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is prevalent in Southern China and one of the commonest cancers in Hong Kong. Radiotherapy has been the standard treatment for NPC for decades. Oral candidasis is an extremely common, distressing and persistent infection during and after radiotherapy in NPC patients. Therefore, the objective of the present study was to examine both host salivary factors and Candida virulence factors associted with oral candidiasis of NPC patients in Hong Kong. METHODS: Newly diagnosed non-metastatic NPC patients were selected for the study. Patients with pre-existing or history of oral candidiasis were excluded. Saliva samples were collected at baseline and during the course of radiotherapy. Oral mouth rinse samples were collected for characterization of Candida speci...-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherIADR.-
dc.relation.ispartofIADR-SEA 2011en_US
dc.subjectFungi-
dc.subjectInfection-
dc.subjectInflammation-
dc.subjectInflammatory mediators-
dc.subjectSaliva-
dc.titleHost-pathogen attributes of oral candidiasis in nasoharyngeal carcinoma patientsen_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailSeneviratne, C: jaya@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailLee, H: vhflee@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailSamaranayake, LP: lakshman@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.authoritySeneviratne, C=rp01372en_US
dc.identifier.authorityLee, H=rp00264en_US
dc.description.naturelink_to_OA_fulltext-
dc.identifier.hkuros228033en_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited Statesen_US

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