Prevalence of periodontopathic bacteria in aggressive periodontitis patients in a Chilean population.

@article{Gajardo2005PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of periodontopathic bacteria in aggressive periodontitis patients in a Chilean population.},
  author={Marta Gajardo and Nora Silva and Leyla G{\'o}mez and Rub{\'e}n Le{\'o}n and Beatriz Elena Parra and Adolfo Contreras and Jorge A Gamonal},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2005},
  volume={76 2},
  pages={289-94}
}
BACKGROUND Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans is considered a major etiologic agent of aggressive periodontitis (AgP). Other periodontopathic bacteria such as Porphyromonas gingivalis are also suspected of participating in aggressive periodontitis although the evidence to support this is controversial. The aim of the present study was to determine the… CONTINUE READING