Detection of human herpes viruses in patients with chronic and aggressive periodontitis and relationship between viruses and clinical parameters

@inproceedings{Das2012DetectionOH,
  title={Detection of human herpes viruses in patients with chronic and aggressive periodontitis and relationship between viruses and clinical parameters},
  author={Sushma Das and G Shobha Prakash Krithiga and Sankaranarayanan Gopalakrishnan},
  booktitle={Journal of oral and maxillofacial pathology : JOMFP},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Recent microbiological researches have revealed the possible role of human cytomegalovirus (HCMV), Epstein barr virus (EBV), and herpes simplex virus (HSV-1 and HSV-2) in the etiopathogenesis of periodontal diseases. The present pilot study has been undertaken to detect the presence of these viruses in chronic periodontitis, aggressive periodontitis, and healthy individuals and to determine the relationship between these viruses and the clinical parameters. MATERIALS AND… CONTINUE READING
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