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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Polymerase Chain Reaction Of Porphyromonas Gingivalis, Treponema Denticola, And Tannerella Forsythia In Primary Endodontic Infections.
Author: Gomes, Brenda P F A
Montagner, Francisco
Jacinto, Rogério Castilho
Zaia, Alexandre A
Ferraz, Caio Cezar Randi
Souza-Filho, Francisco J
Abstract: The aim of this study was to investigate the correlation between endodontic clinical signs and symptoms and the presence of Porphyromonas gingivalis, Treponema denticola, and Tannerella forsythia or their association by nested polymerase chain reaction assay. Microbial samples were taken from 50 cases with necrotic pulp tissues in primary infections. DNA was extracted from the samples, which were analyzed for the presence of three endodontic pathogens by using species-specific primers. P gingivalis, T denticola, and T forsythia were detected in 46%, 38%, and 22% of the symptomatic cases, respectively. The bacterial complex composed by T forsythia, P gingivalis, and T denticola was found in 14% of the cases with spontaneous pain, tenderness to percussion, swelling, and pain on palpation. The high prevalence of P gingivalis, T denticola, and T forsythia in the samples examined suggests that these bacteria are related to the etiology of symptomatic periradicular diseases.
Subject: Chi-square Distribution
Dna, Bacterial
Dental Pulp Cavity
Female
Humans
Male
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Porphyromonas Gingivalis
Pulpitis
Toothache
Treponema Denticola
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.joen.2007.05.017
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17931930
Date Issue: 2007
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