Shrinidhi Rajesh

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Inflammatory periodontal disease caused by dental plaque is characterized by the clinical signs of inflammation and loss of periodontal tissue support. The mechanical removal of this biofilm and adjunctive use of antibacterial disinfectants and antibiotics have been the conventional methods of periodontal therapy. But the removal of plaque and the reduction(More)
Streptococcus mutans, a Gram positive facultative anaerobe, is one among the approximately seven hundred bacterial species to exist in human buccal cavity and cause dental caries. Quorum sensing (QS) is a cell-density dependent communication process that respond to the inter/intra-species signals and elicit responses to show behavioral changes in the(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop an independent procedure for estimating age for Indian individuals using radiographs of multi-rooted posterior teeth with accuracy needed in forensic age prediction. MATERIALS AND METHODS Orthopantomography (OPG) was obtained for 88 subjects. The subjects were divided into two sub sets; study subset (n = 60) which were used to find(More)
The prevention and treatment of periodontal disease is based on accurate diagnosis, reduction or elimination of causative agents, risk management and correction of the harmful effects of the disease. The practice of risk assessment involves dental care providers identifying patients and populations at increased risk of developing periodontal disease. This(More)
Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus is a frequent source of infections affecting premature and critically ill infants in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. MRSA was first isolated in hospitals in the united kingdom in 1961. The proportion of healthcare associated Staphylococcal infection in united states intensive care unit due to MRSA has continued to(More)
Background Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic, chronic and inflammatory joint disease of unknown etiology with genetic predisposition. This disease is three times more frequent in women than men and is strongly associated with the circulating auto-antibodies like rheumatoid factor (RF) and anti cyclic peptide antibody (ACPA). The cytokine network(More)
The eye is a unique organ that is impermeable to almost all external organisms. Continuous tear flow, aided by the blink reflex, mechanically washes substances from the ocular surface and prevents the accumulation of microorganisms. In addition, lysozyme, lactoferrin, secretory immunoglobulin’s, and defensins, which are present at high levels in tears, can(More)
Urinary tract infection (UTI) includes the infection of urethra, bladder, ureters and kidneys which comprise the urinary tract. UTI is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in both developing and developed countries of the world. UTI affects all age International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences ISSN: 2319-7706 Volume 6 Number 5(More)
ISSN: 2319-7706 Volume 6 Number 5 (2017) pp. 2731-2739 Journal homepage: Enterococci are the most common aerobic and facultative anaerobic, gram positive cocci. They constitute a part of the normal intestinal flora. However they also occupy other sites such as oral cavity, GUT, skin etc. Enterococci, which earlier considered as low(More)
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