Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis

Last updated: Tuesday, 23, November, 2010
AssociationsAppropriate Tests

Chronic candidiasis should always be confirmed by microscopy and culture.

Underlyingcauses of recurrent Candidiasis should be excluded.

See also Candidiasis


The underlying immune deficits are variable - consult pathologist.

Lymphocyte proliferative response, lymphocyte typing, lymphokine production.

Autoimmune polyendocrinopathy

SeeĀ Polyglandular autoimmune syndrome (type 1).

Iron deficiency (severe)

Vitamin B12 deficiency

Folate deficiency