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Candida in mouth or on dummy?
  1. D J Manning,
  2. R P Coughlin,
  3. E M Poskitt


    Mouth and dummy swabs for Candida spp. were obtained from 100 children under 18 months old admitted with acute medical conditions. Forty four per cent of dummies were colonised by Candida spp. Children who sucked dummies had clinical thrush and positive mouth swabs for candida more frequently than those who did not.

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