Root canal microbiota of teeth with chronic apical periodontitis.

  title={Root canal microbiota of teeth with chronic apical periodontitis.},
  author={Isabela das Neves R{\^o}ças and Jos{\'e} Freitas Siqueira},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  volume={46 11},
Samples from infected root canals of 43 teeth with chronic apical periodontitis were analyzed for the presence and relative levels of 83 oral bacterial species and/or phylotypes using a reverse-capture checkerboard hybridization assay. Associations between the most frequently detected taxa were also recorded. The most prevalent taxa were Olsenella uli (74%), Eikenella corrodens (63%), Porphyromonas endodontalis (56%), Peptostreptococcus anaerobius (54%), and Bacteroidetes oral clone X083 (51… CONTINUE READING
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