Potential Risk for Localized Aggressive Periodontitis in African American Preadolescent Children.

@article{Childers2017PotentialRF,
  title={Potential Risk for Localized Aggressive Periodontitis in African American Preadolescent Children.},
  author={Noel K. Childers and Hernan E. Grenett and Casey D. Morrow and Ranjit Kumar and Peter A. Jezewski},
  journal={Pediatric dentistry},
  year={2017},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={294-298}
}
PURPOSE This study aimed to evaluate the potential risk for localized aggressive periodontitis (LAgP) in African American children by detection of the potential periodontal pathogen Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans (Aa) using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and microbiome analysis. METHODS Twenty-one pre-adolescents (age range equals 10.7 to 13.1… CONTINUE READING