Association Between ABO Blood Groups and Severity of Chronic Periodontitis

@inproceedings{Ghamdi2010AssociationBA,
  title={Association Between ABO Blood Groups and Severity of Chronic Periodontitis},
  author={Ali S. T. Al Ghamdi},
  year={2010}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate if there is an association between ABO blood group and severity of chronic periodontitis. Data were collected from 161 chronic periodontitis patients. Medical history, dental history, and periodontal parameters (such as probing depth, clinical attachment loss, and distance from cemento-enamel junction to gingival margin, furcations, and mobility and missing teeth) were recorded. Blood samples were analyzed to determine blood group and Rhesus factor. The… CONTINUE READING
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