SUSCEPTIBILITY PATTERN OF PREVOTELLA AND PORPHYROMONAS SPECIES FROM PATIENTS WITH ODONTOGENIC INFECTIONS IN LAGOS UNIVERSITY EACHING HOSPITAL TO AMOXICILLIN

@inproceedings{Sc2013SUSCEPTIBILITYPO,
  title={SUSCEPTIBILITY PATTERN OF PREVOTELLA AND PORPHYROMONAS SPECIES FROM PATIENTS WITH ODONTOGENIC INFECTIONS IN LAGOS UNIVERSITY EACHING HOSPITAL TO AMOXICILLIN},
  author={Chukwu Sc and Omaida Francisca and Umeizudike Kehinde A. Fmcds and M S C Kolawole Mosumola and Agu Reuben C. B. Sc and Aa Solayide and O Coker Akitoye},
  year={2013}
}
Gram negative anaerobes are associated with periodontal inflammation leading to destruction of the periodontal ligament, supportive bone and subsequent tooth loss. This study was designed to characterize Prevotella and Porphromonas species from patients with odontogenic infections and evaluate their susceptibility pattern to amoxicillin a drug empirically administered in Nigerian dental clinics. Isolates were presumptively identified as Prevotella and Porphyromonas species by conventional… CONTINUE READING

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