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.