A controlled trial of nystatin for the candidiasis hypersensitivity syndrome

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  • To the Editor: In his editorial “Searching for the Yeast Connection” (Dec. 20 issue),1 Bennett noted, “The study by Dismukes et al. [Dec. 20 issue2] was carefully designed and the data thoughtfully analyzed.” Yet, Bennett also said that this study “is only a beginning” and “will not end the controversy.” As the author of the controversial and often maligned book The Yeast Connection?3 I would like to shine more light (and less heat) on the Candida-related complex. First, I would like to commend Dismukes and associates for carrying out their study. They showed, clearly, that nystatin alone “does. © 1991, Massachusetts Medical Society. All rights reserved.
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  • Crook WG; Truss CO; Truss CV; Llabre MM; Cutler RB; Ledger WJ; Witkin SS; Crandall M; Dismukes WE; Lee JY
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  • 1592
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  • 1594
  • Volume

  • 324
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  • 22