A critical assessment of interleukin-1 (IL-1) genotyping when used in a genetic susceptibility test for severe chronic periodontitis.

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BACKGROUND This review addresses the ability of a commercially available genetic susceptibility test to determine the risk of developing severe chronic periodontitis. The test is used to detect the simultaneous occurrence of allele 2 at the IL-1A+4845 and IL-1B+3954 loci. If both of these polymorphisms are present, patients are referred to as being genotype… (More)

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