LPS from Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans and the expression of beta2 integrins and L-selectin in an ex vivo human whole blood system.


Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans is assumed to be an important etiological agent in localized juvenile periodontitis (LJP) and to have the ability to invade periodontal tissues. This bacterium has also been noted for its potential to cause serious extraoral infections. In this study, the effect of lipopolysaccharides (LPS) extracted from A… (More)