Minimum Maximum Mean SD
Age (years) 17 63 35.26 9.2
CD4+ 9 82 29.26 14.07
Gender No. %
Female 9 9.4
Male 87 90.6
Time since HIV diagnosis
<1 month 90 93.8
1-6 months 1 1.0
6 months-1 year 5 5.2
Antimicrobial use prior to taking specimens for diagnosis of candidiasis
Yes 5 5.2
No 91 94.8
ARV treatment
Without ARV 96 100
With ARV 0 0
HIV/AIDS and comorbidity
Without apparent associated pathology 75 78.1
Viral hepatitis B-C 6 6.3
Latent syphilis 2 2.1
Pulmonary pneumocystis 4 4.2
Disseminated tuberculosis 3 3.1
Hodgkin’s neoplasm 5 5.2
Encephalitis due to Toxoplasma gondii 1 1
Table 1: Characteristics of the patients with HIV/AIDS and oropharyngeal candidiasis.