Prevalence of Eikenella corrodens and Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans in the dental plaque of dogs.

The prevalence and populations of Eikenella corrodens, Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans and black pigmented anaerobic bacilli were determined in three samples of supragingival plaque from each of 30 healthy dogs. E corrodens was present in 62 per cent of the dogs and 43.7 per cent of the individual plaque samples but none of the dogs yielded A… (More)