Serum antibody reactive with predominant organisms in the subgingival flora of young adults with generalized severe periodontitis.

@article{Tew1985SerumAR,
  title={Serum antibody reactive with predominant organisms in the subgingival flora of young adults with generalized severe periodontitis.},
  author={John G. Tew and Dorothy R. Marshall and William Edwin Moore and Al M. Best and Kent G. Palcanis and Richard R. Ranney},
  journal={Infection and immunity},
  year={1985},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={
          303-11
        }
}
In the present study we sought to determine whether serum antibody was present against microorganisms which predominate in the subgingival flora of young adults with generalized severe periodontitis (SP). Subjects with SP were often seropositive for Eubacterium brachy, Fusobacterium nucleatum E3C22, and Peptostreptococcus micros, whereas subjects with juvenile periodontitis (JP) and subjects with healthy periodontium (HP) were not. Both SP and JP subjects were more frequently seropositive for… CONTINUE READING

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