Does the frequency of Prevotella intermedia increase during pregnancy?


INTRODUCTION The former Bacteroides intermedius, currently including Prevotella intermedia and Prevotella nigrescens, has been associated with hormone-induced pregnancy gingivitis. The aim of the present longitudinal study was to determine whether only P. intermedia or P. nigrescens, or both species, are involved in the demonstrated microbial shift during… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-302X.2009.00509.x


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