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Changes in the oral flora in Sjögren's syndrome
  1. T. W. MacFarlane,
  2. D. K. Mason
  1. Department of Oral Medicine and Pathology, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, Glasgow


    The oral flora of 10 patients with Sjögren's syndrome was compared with that of 10 healthy control subjects. Significantly greater numbers of Candida albicans, Staphylococcus aureus, and coliform bacilli were present in the Sjögren's group. Possible reasons for these changes are discussed.

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