Clinical, microbiological and immunological features of subjects with destructive periodontal diseases.

@article{Haffajee1988ClinicalMA,
  title={Clinical, microbiological and immunological features of subjects with destructive periodontal diseases.},
  author={Anne D. Haffajee and Sigmund Sidney Socransky and J L Dzink and Martin A. Taubman and Jeffrey L. Ebersole and Daniel James Smith},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={1988},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={240-6}
}
76 subjects with prior evidence of destructive periodontal diseases were monitored clinically and immunologically every 2 months for up to 5 years. Clinical parameters measured included bleeding on probing, gingival redness, plaque accumulation, suppuration, pocket depth and attachment level. Blood samples were taken by venipuncture and serum antibody levels to a series of 18 subgingival species determined. 33 of these subjects showed evidence of active disease during the monitoring period… CONTINUE READING

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