Fungal colonization in gastric ulcers.

R. Ramani, A. Ramani, G. R. Kumari, S. A. Rao, S. Chkravarthy, P. G. Shivananda

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)


Until now studies on fungal colonization of gastric ulcers were retrospective involving small series of patients. This prospective study of 50 patients with gastric ulcers (25 benign and 25 malignant) revealed colonization by Candida in 17 (34%) cases. There was no significant difference in colonization between benign and malignant ulcers. Follow up revealed no difference in healing of ulcers with or without fungal colonization.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)389-393
Number of pages5
JournalIndian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 01-10-1994

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Microbiology (medical)


Dive into the research topics of 'Fungal colonization in gastric ulcers.'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this