PDF: Yeasts from the oral cavity of children with AIDS: exoenzyme production and antifungal resistance

The infection caused by HIV in children leads to deep immunosuppression, has a shorter incubation period than in adults, and produces various manifestations that include oral symptoms. 

These occur earlier in children and facilitate the development of opportunistic infections like fungal infections. The disease progression is faster and more severe in children, as they possess an immature immune system and are still undergoing development. 

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