Epstein–Barr virus associated peri-implantitis: a split-mouth study

@article{Verdugo2014EpsteinBarrVA,
  title={Epstein–Barr virus associated peri-implantitis: a split-mouth study},
  author={Fernando J. Verdugo and Ana Caroline Castillo and Francisca Monsalve-de Castillo and Agurne Uribarri},
  journal={Clinical Oral Investigations},
  year={2014},
  volume={19},
  pages={535-543}
}
ObjectivesHerpesviral–bacterial synergism may play a potential role in periodontitis and peri-implantitis (PI) etiopathogenesis. PI lesions can worsen depending on specific microbial challenge and host susceptibility. This cross-sectional split-mouth study aimed to substantiate herpesviral–bacterial co-infection in PI patients and assess associations with periodontopathogen salivary contamination.MethodsPCR-based identification was performed on 23 patients presenting PI and contralateral… CONTINUE READING
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