Paul Fidel

Summary

Affiliation: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dental Rounds: An Evolving Process of Curriculum Integration at the LSU School of Dentistry
    Janice A Townsend
    School of Dentistry, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1100 Florida Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119
    J Dent Educ 78:796-802. 2014
  2. pmc The acute neutrophil response mediated by S100 alarmins during vaginal Candida infections is independent of the Th17-pathway
    Junko Yano
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e46311. 2012
  3. pmc Association of Atopobium vaginae, a recently described metronidazole resistant anaerobe, with bacterial vaginosis
    Michael J Ferris
    Dept of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 4:5. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint History and new insights into host defense against vaginal candidiasis
    Paul L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Trends Microbiol 12:220-7. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Local immune responsiveness following intravaginal challenge with Candida antigen in adult women at different stages of the menstrual cycle
    P L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Med Mycol 41:97-109. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Immunity in vaginal candidiasis
    Paul L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 18:107-11. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Candida-host interactions in HIV disease: relationships in oropharyngeal candidiasis
    P L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112 1393, USA
    Adv Dent Res 19:80-4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the CD4 protein on human vaginal T lymphocytes
    P L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans 70112, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 45:200-4. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint History and update on host defense against vaginal candidiasis
    Paul L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 57:2-12. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Distinct protective host defenses against oral and vaginal candidiasis
    Paul L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Porasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans 70112, USA
    Med Mycol 40:359-75. 2002

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Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Dental Rounds: An Evolving Process of Curriculum Integration at the LSU School of Dentistry
    Janice A Townsend
    School of Dentistry, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1100 Florida Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119
    J Dent Educ 78:796-802. 2014
    ..Dental Rounds was a necessary integration step in dental education for LSUSD, and it is anticipated that the planned modifications will lead to strengthening of critical thinking skills in both students and faculty. ..
  2. pmc The acute neutrophil response mediated by S100 alarmins during vaginal Candida infections is independent of the Th17-pathway
    Junko Yano
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e46311. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Association of Atopobium vaginae, a recently described metronidazole resistant anaerobe, with bacterial vaginosis
    Michael J Ferris
    Dept of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 4:5. 2004
    ..The bacterium Atopobium vaginae has been recognized only recently. It is not readily identified by commercial diagnostic kits. Its clinical significance is unknown but it has recently been isolated from a tuboovarian abcess...
  4. ncbi request reprint History and new insights into host defense against vaginal candidiasis
    Paul L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Trends Microbiol 12:220-7. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Local immune responsiveness following intravaginal challenge with Candida antigen in adult women at different stages of the menstrual cycle
    P L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Med Mycol 41:97-109. 2003
    ..albicans...
  6. ncbi request reprint Immunity in vaginal candidiasis
    Paul L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 18:107-11. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Candida-host interactions in HIV disease: relationships in oropharyngeal candidiasis
    P L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112 1393, USA
    Adv Dent Res 19:80-4. 2006
    ..The status and efficiency of local host defenses when blood CD4+ T-cells are not available appear to play a role in protection against or susceptibility to OPC...
  8. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the CD4 protein on human vaginal T lymphocytes
    P L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans 70112, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 45:200-4. 2001
    ..Recently, we observed as well that the N-terminus of the CD4 protein on murine vaginal T lymphocytes is atypically expressed compared to its systemic counterpart, and that the atypical expression extends to the mRNA level...
  9. ncbi request reprint History and update on host defense against vaginal candidiasis
    Paul L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 57:2-12. 2007
    ..Thus, instead of VVC being caused by a putative deficient adaptive immune response, it is now being considered that symptomatic vaginitis is caused by an aggressive innate response...
  10. ncbi request reprint Distinct protective host defenses against oral and vaginal candidiasis
    Paul L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Porasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans 70112, USA
    Med Mycol 40:359-75. 2002
    ..Taken together, the differential prevalence of VVC and OPC is directly proportional to the levels of demonstrable innate and adaptive host defenses at each site...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hurricane Katrina and the LSU Dental School(s): a remarkable encounter of survival
    Paul L Fidel
    Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA 70820, USA
    J Dent Res 86:198-201. 2007
  12. pmc Prospects for development of a vaccine to prevent and control vaginal candidiasis
    Paul L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, 70112, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 13:102-7. 2011
    ..Despite these advances in evaluating protection, a vaccine candidate against RVVC worthy of clinical testing remains elusive...
  13. pmc Candida-host interactions in HIV disease: implications for oropharyngeal candidiasis
    P L Fidel
    Department of Oral and Craniofacial Biology, Center of Excellence in Oral and Craniofacial Biology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Adv Dent Res 23:45-9. 2011
    ..Oral epithelial cells concomitantly function through annexin A1 to keep Candida in a commensal state but can easily be overwhelmed, thereby contributing to susceptibility to OPC...
  14. pmc An intravaginal live Candida challenge in humans leads to new hypotheses for the immunopathogenesis of vulvovaginal candidiasis
    Paul L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Infect Immun 72:2939-46. 2004
    ..These results suggest that rather than RVVC/VVC being caused by an aberrant adaptive immune response, symptoms that define infection appear to be due to an aggressive innate response by PMNs...
  15. pmc Candida-specific antibodies during experimental vaginal candidiasis in mice
    Karen L Wozniak
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Infect Immun 70:5790-9. 2002
    ..Together, these data suggest that antibodies are not readily present in vaginal secretions of infected mice and thus have a limited natural protective role against infection...
  16. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the association between HIV viral load and CD4 cell count on the occurrence of oropharyngeal candidiasis in HIV-infected patients
    Donald E Mercante
    Center of Excellence in Oral and Craniofacial Biology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and School of Dentistry, New Orleans, 70119, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:578-83. 2006
    ..Historically, lower CD4 counts have been associated with an increased prevalence of OPC in HIV-infected patients, but HIV viral load has also recently been recognized as a possible predictive factor...
  17. ncbi request reprint Oral opportunistic infections in HIV-positive individuals: review and role of mucosal immunity
    Janet E Leigh
    Department of General Dentistry, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 18:443-56. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Periodontal disease in HIV-positive individuals: association of periodontal indices with stages of HIV disease
    Sotirios A Vastardis
    Department of Periodontics, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA 70119 9799, USA
    J Periodontol 74:1336-41. 2003
    ....
  19. pmc Immunohistochemical evaluation of T cells in oral lesions from human immunodeficiency virus-positive persons with oropharyngeal candidiasis
    Tammy A Myers
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and School of Dentistry, New Orleans 70112, USA
    Infect Immun 71:956-63. 2003
    ..These results suggest that CD8(+) T cells may be important for oral host defense against OPC, especially when CD4 cell numbers are reduced, with a potential CD8 cell-specific dysfunction associated with susceptibility to OPC...
  20. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive study of Candida-specific antibodies in the saliva of human immunodeficiency virus-positive individuals with oropharyngeal candidiasis
    Karen L Wozniak
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology and Center of Excellence in Oral and Craniofacial Biology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Infect Dis 185:1269-76. 2002
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Sex, alloimmunisation, and susceptibility to HIV infection
    Alison J Quayle
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Lancet 363:503-4. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina and the future of the LSU Dental School(s)
    Rebecca G Pousson
    Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA 70820, USA
    J Dent Res 86:202-3. 2007
  23. pmc Epithelial cell-derived S100 calcium-binding proteins as key mediators in the hallmark acute neutrophil response during Candida vaginitis
    Junko Yano
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA
    Infect Immun 78:5126-37. 2010
    ....
  24. pmc Vaginal and oral epithelial cell anti-Candida activity
    Fatema Nomanbhoy
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans 70112, USA
    Infect Immun 70:7081-8. 2002
    ..Together, the results suggest that oral and vaginal epithelial cells retard or arrest the growth rather than kill C. albicans through an as-yet-unidentified carbohydrate moiety in a noninflammatory manner...
  25. ncbi request reprint Th1/Th2 cytokine profiles in saliva of HIV-positive smokers with oropharyngeal candidiasis
    J Slavinsky
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1901 Perdido Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 17:38-43. 2002
    ..These results suggest that premature OPC in HIV-positive smokers is associated with altered oral host defence mechanisms that cannot be overcome by levels of systemic CD4 cells that are otherwise sufficient to protect against OPC...
  26. pmc Characterization of the immune status of CD8+ T cells in oral lesions of human immunodeficiency virus-infected persons with oropharyngeal Candidiasis
    Janet E Leigh
    Department of General Dentistry, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, 1100 Florida Avenue, New Orleans, 70119, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 13:678-83. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the accumulated mucosal migratory-challenged CD8(+) T cells are otherwise normal memory T cells in an activated state...
  27. ncbi request reprint The protective immune response against vaginal candidiasis: lessons learned from clinical studies and animal models
    Paul L Fidel
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Int Rev Immunol 21:515-48. 2002
    ..albicans infections both from clinical studies and animal models. From these data, hypotheses are presented for what host defense mechanisms appear important for resistance/susceptibility to vaginal infection...
  28. ncbi request reprint Oral epithelial cell antifungal activity: approaches to evaluate a broad range of clinical conditions
    Elizabeth A Lilly
    Department of Microbiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and School of Dentistry, New Orleans, USA
    Med Mycol 43:517-23. 2005
    ..Therefore, oral epithelial cell antifungal activity does not appear compromised in those who smoke, reducing it as a contributing factor in susceptibility to premature OPC...
  29. ncbi request reprint Tissue-associated cytokine expression in HIV-positive persons with oropharyngeal candidiasis
    Elizabeth A Lilly
    Department of Microbiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and School of Dentistry, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:605-12. 2004
    ..These results support the presence of CD8(+) T cells in OPC lesions and suggest evidence for a response against OPC, despite reduced levels of CD4(+) T cells...
  30. ncbi request reprint Multiple experimental designs to evaluate the role of T-cell-mediated immunity against experimental vaginal Candida albicans infection
    Floyd L Wormley
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112 1393, USA
    Med Mycol 41:401-9. 2003
    ..These studies provide further evidence of a lack of a protective role of T cells against C. albicans vaginitis, and continue to support the concept of immunoregulation against vaginal CMI responses...
  31. ncbi request reprint The impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy and immunodeficiency on human papillomavirus infection of the oral cavity of human immunodeficiency virus-seropositive adults
    Jennifer E Cameron
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:703-9. 2005
    ..The relationships between HIV therapy regimen, overall health, and subclinical oral HPV have not been examined...
  32. pmc Vaginal epithelial cell anti-Candida albicans activity is associated with protection against symptomatic vaginal candidiasis
    Melissa M Barousse
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Infect Immun 73:7765-7. 2005
    ..This was supported further by the fact that women protected from symptomatic infection following a live intravaginal Candida challenge had increased VEC anti-Candida activity compared to those who acquired a symptomatic infection...
  33. pmc Characterization of CD8+ T cells and microenvironment in oral lesions of human immunodeficiency virus-infected persons with oropharyngeal candidiasis
    Kelly M McNulty
    Center of Excellence in Oral and Craniofacial Biology, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, 1100 Florida Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA
    Infect Immun 73:3659-67. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Oropharyngeal candidiasis in HIV(+) patients may influence the selection of HIV-1 protease variants
    Peter J Hickman
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1901 Perdido Street, Box P6 1, New Orleans, LA 70112 1393, USA
    Virus Res 87:97-106. 2002
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Requirement of interleukin-17A for systemic anti-Candida albicans host defense in mice
    Weitao Huang
    Gene Therapy Program, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70122, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:624-31. 2004
    ..IL-17A could have potential as a therapeutic cytokine for systemic C. albicans infections in immunocompromised patients with cancer or advanced acquired immunodeficiency syndrome...
  36. pmc Cytokine and chemokine production by human oral and vaginal epithelial cells in response to Candida albicans
    Chad Steele
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Infect Immun 70:577-83. 2002
    ..Taken together, these results indicate that cytokines and chemokines are variably produced by oral and vaginal epithelial cells constitutively, as well as in response to C. albicans, and are predominated by proinflammatory cytokines...
  37. pmc Role for dendritic cells in immunoregulation during experimental vaginal candidiasis
    Dana M LeBlanc
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Infect Immun 74:3213-21. 2006
    ..Together, the results suggest that DCs are involved in the immunoregulatory events manifested during a vaginal Candida infection and potentially through the action of pDCs...
  38. ncbi request reprint Immunotherapeutic approaches to enhance protective immunity against Candida vaginitis
    Karen L Wozniak
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Med Mycol 43:589-601. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of middle adolescent females to sexually transmitted infections: impact of hormone contraception and sexual behaviors on vaginal immunity
    Melissa M Barousse
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70772, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 58:159-68. 2007
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Vaginal lactobacilli in adolescents: presence and relationship to local and systemic immunity, and to bacterial vaginosis
    Martha I Alvarez-Olmos
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program, Department of Pediatrics, Tulane University Health Sciences Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:393-400. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to survey middle adolescents for the presence of vaginal lactobacilli, lactobacilli-specific immune sensitization, and correlates of vaginal immunity with lactobacilli and bacterial vaginosis (BV)...
  41. pmc Comparison between Candida albicans agglutinin-like sequence gene expression patterns in human clinical specimens and models of vaginal candidiasis
    Georgina Cheng
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, University of Illinois, Urbana, 2522 VMBSB, 2001 S Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802, USA
    Infect Immun 73:1656-63. 2005
    ..The data presented here support the conclusion of host-site-specific influences on ALS gene expression and validate the use of the experimental models for evaluating the phenotype of als/als mutant strains...
  42. ncbi request reprint Identification of Candida albicans genes induced during thrush offers insight into pathogenesis
    Shaoji Cheng
    Department of Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville 32610, USA
    Mol Microbiol 48:1275-88. 2003
    ....
  43. pmc Animal models of mucosal Candida infection
    Julian R Naglik
    Department of Oral Immunology, King s College London Dental Institute, King s College London, London, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 283:129-39. 2008
    ..By contrast the study of C. albicans virulence factors in mucosal infection models has only begun to unravel the complex of attributes required to define the difference between strongly and weakly muco-invasive strains...
  44. ncbi request reprint Contribution of cell surface hydrophobicity protein 1 (Csh1p) to virulence of hydrophobic Candida albicans serotype A cells
    David R Singleton
    Department of Pathology, University of Virginia Health System, P O Box 800904, 3127 MR5, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0904, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 244:373-7. 2005
    ..The present study demonstrates that Csh1p contributes to virulence of C. albicans in mice, but other gene products also contribute to the CSH phenotype and virulence...

Research Grants27

  1. MUCOSAL CELL MEDIATED IMMUNITY IN VAGINAL CANDIDIASIS
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The long term goal is to understand vaginal host defense mechanisms against C. albicans so that immunotherapeutic strategies can be developed to prevent or treat disease. ..
  2. ORAL IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION AND CANDIDIASIS IN HIV INFECTION
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. MUCOSAL CELL MEDIATED IMMUNITY IN VAGINAL CANDIDIASIS
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The long term goal is to understand vaginal host defense mechanisms against C. albicans so that immunotherapeutic strategies can be developed to prevent or treat disease. ..
  4. ORAL IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION AND CANDIDIASIS IN HIV INFECTION
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. ORAL IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION AND CANDIDIASIS IN HIV INFECTION
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. 8th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  7. ORAL IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION AND CANDIDIASIS IN HIV INFECTION
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. ORAL IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION AND CANDIDIASIS IN HIV INFECTION
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. ORAL IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION AND CANDIDIASIS IN HIV INFECTION
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Mentoring Oral Health Research in Louisiana
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. MUCOSAL CELL MEDIATED IMMUNITY IN VAGINAL CANDIDIASIS
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long term goal is to understand vaginal host defense mechanisms against C. albicans so that immunotherapeutic strategies can be developed to prevent or treat disease. ..
  12. MUCOSAL CELL MEDIATED IMMUNITY IN VAGINAL CANDIDIASIS
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The long term goal is to understand vaginal host defense mechanisms against C. albicans so that immunotherapeutic strategies can be developed to prevent or treat disease. ..
  13. ORAL IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION AND CANDIDIASIS IN HIV INFECTION
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  14. ORAL IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION AND CANDIDIASIS IN HIV INFECTION
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  15. ORAL IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION AND CANDIDIASIS IN HIV INFECTION
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  16. ORAL IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION AND CANDIDIASIS IN HIV INFECTION
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  17. MUCOSAL CELL MEDIATED IMMUNITY IN VAGINAL CANDIDIASIS
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The long term goal is to understand vaginal host defense mechanisms against C. albicans so that immunotherapeutic strategies can be developed to prevent or treat disease. ..
  18. ORAL IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION AND CANDIDIASIS IN HIV INFECTION
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  19. MUCOSAL CELL MEDIATED IMMUNITY IN VAGINAL CANDIDIASIS
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The long term goal is to understand vaginal host defense mechanisms against C. albicans so that immunotherapeutic strategies can be developed to prevent or treat disease. ..
  20. ORAL IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION AND CANDIDIASIS IN HIV INFECTION
    Paul Fidel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....