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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 641480, 18 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/641480
Research Article

Evaluation of Mucoadhesive Gels with Propolis (EPP-AF) in Preclinical Treatment of Candidiasis Vulvovaginal Infection

1Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, 14040-903 Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil
2Laboratório de Pesquisa, Desenvolvimento e Inovação, Apis Flora Indl. Coml. Ltda., 14020-670 Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil
3Faculdade de Odontologia de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, 14040-903 Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil
4Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, 14040-040 Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil
5Laboratório Nacional de Ciência e Tecnologia do Bioetanol-CTBE, Caixa Postal 6170, 13083-970 Campinas, SP, Brazil

Received 29 March 2013; Revised 12 June 2013; Accepted 13 June 2013

Academic Editor: Wojciech Król

Copyright © 2013 Andresa Aparecida Berretta et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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