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Folia Microbiologica

, Volume 46, Issue 4, pp 359–360 | Cite as

Cutaneous candidosis in immunosuppressed patients

  • J. Jautová
  • J. Baloghová
  • E. Dorko
  • E. Pilipčinec
  • E. Švický
  • J. Danko
  • L'. Tkáčiková
Immunology Papers

Abstract

One-hundred patients with candidosis of the skin, mucous membranes and nail plates (confirmed by cultivation) were examined. Topical or systemic antimycotic treatment was successful in 58 patients. After a complete evaluation, 42 patients were found to suffer from factors supporting candidosis —diabetes mellitus (12), anemia (3) and various local factors (10 patients); 27 patients showed a deficiency in cell-mediated immunity. In addition to intensive antimycotic therapy, successful treatment is affected by the actual immunity level and can be ensured by efficient immunomodulation treatment of immuno-deficiency.

Keywords

Systemic Mycosis Immune Factor Nail Plate Phagocytotic Activity Human Infectious Disease 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Jautová
    • 1
  • J. Baloghová
    • 1
  • E. Dorko
    • 2
  • E. Pilipčinec
    • 3
  • E. Švický
    • 4
  • J. Danko
    • 5
  • L'. Tkáčiková
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Dermatology, Faculty of MedicineŠafárik UniversityKošiceSlovakia
  2. 2.Department of Physiology, Faculty of MedicineŠafárik UniversityKošiceSlovakia
  3. 3.Department of Microbiology and ImmunologyUniversity of Veterinary MedicineKošiceSlovakia
  4. 4.Department of Pathological AnatomyUniversity of Veterinary MedicineKošiceSlovakia
  5. 5.Department of AnatomyUniversity of Veterinary MedicineKošiceSlovakia

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