Prevalence of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans in Sudanese patients with aggressive periodontitis: a case-control study.

@article{Elamin2011PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans in Sudanese patients with aggressive periodontitis: a case-control study.},
  author={Amal Elamin and Jasim M Albandar and Knud Poulsen and Raouf Wahab Ali and Vidar Bakken},
  journal={Journal of periodontal research},
  year={2011},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={285-91}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans is considered a possible etiological agent for aggressive periodontitis. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of the JP2 clone and non-JP2 genotypes of A. actinomycetemcomitans in the subgingival plaque of patients with aggressive periodontitis and controls among Sudanese high-school students. MATERIAL AND METHODS In a previous study we examined a large representative sample of students attending high schools in… CONTINUE READING
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