Saliva: reflection of the body.

  title={Saliva: reflection of the body.},
  author={Daniela Pereira Lima and Diego Garcia Diniz and Suzely Adas Saliba Moimaz and Doris Hissako Sumida and Ana Cl{\'a}udia Okamoto},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  volume={14 3},
Saliva has become an important resource for evaluating physiological and pathological conditions in humans. The use of saliva has many advantages, including the simple and non-invasive method of collection and its easy, low-cost storage. With the addition of modern techniques and chemical instrumentation equipment, there has been an increase in its use for laboratory investigations, applicable for basic and clinical analyses in the fields of medicine and dentistry. The value of these methods… CONTINUE READING
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