[The reliability of the salivary occult blood to test gingival inflammation].

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PURPOSE To evaluate the reliability of salivary occult blood test(SOBT) for gingival inflammation. METHODS Forty-five pre- and post-stimulation saliva samples were tested for occult blood, with bleeding on probing (BOP) as an indicator of gingival inflammation. Subjects with BOP%<15% were defined as control group. The examinations were repeated 3 months… (More)

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@article{Huang2014TheRO, title={[The reliability of the salivary occult blood to test gingival inflammation].}, author={Jia-ni Huang and Yuan-zheng Yin and Jin Ding}, journal={Shanghai kou qiang yi xue = Shanghai journal of stomatology}, year={2014}, volume={23 1}, pages={87-90} }