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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Prevalence Of Treponema Spp. In Endodontic Retreatment-resistant Periapical Lesions
Author: Rosa
Tiago Pereira; Correa Signoretti
Fernanda Graziela; Montagner
Francisco; Figueiredo de Almeida Gomes
Brenda Paula; Jacinto
Rogerio Castilho
Abstract: This study investigated the presence of the Treponema species in longstanding endodontic retreatment-resistant lesions of teeth with apical periodontitis, the association of this species with clinical/radiographic features, and the association among the different target species. Microbial samples of apical lesions were collected from twenty-five adult patients referred to endodontic surgery after unsuccessful root canal retreatment. Nested-PCR and conventional PCR were used for Treponema detection. Twenty-three periradicular tissue samples showed detectable levels of bacterial DNA. Treponema species were detected in 28% (7/25) of the cases. The most frequently detected species were T. socranskii (6/25), followed by T. maltophilum (3/25), T. amylovorum (3/25), T. lecithinolyticum (3/25), T. denticola (3/25), T. pectinovorum (2/25) and T. medium (2/25). T. vicentii was not detected in any sample. Positive statistical association was found between T. socranskii and T. denticola, and between T. maltophilum and T. lecithinolyticum. No association was detected between the presence of any target microorganism and the clinical or radiographic features. Treponema spp. are present, in a low percentage, in longstanding apical lesions from teeth with endodontic retreatment failure.
Subject: Apical Periodontitis
Nested Pcr
Molecular Analysis
Country: SAO PAULO
Citation: Prevalence Of Treponema Spp. In Endodontic Retreatment-resistant Periapical Lesions. Sociedade Brasileira De Pesquisa Odontologica, v. 29, p. 2015.
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/1807-3107BOR-2015.vol29.0031
Date Issue: 2015
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