Simultaneous detection of periodontal pathogens in subgingival plaque and placenta of women with hypertension in pregnancy

@article{Swati2011SimultaneousDO,
  title={Simultaneous detection of periodontal pathogens in subgingival plaque and placenta of women with hypertension in pregnancy},
  author={Pralhad Swati and Betsy Thomas and Saadi Abdul Vahab and Satyamoorthy Kapaettu and Pralhad Kushtagi},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={285},
  pages={613-619}
}
There are many studies documenting increased prevalence of periodontal infection in women with preeclampsia. But, very few studies have attempted to establish causal relationship between the two. To find out causal circumstantial evidence by isolating specific periodontal pathogens in oral and placental samples. Antenatal periodontal screening and subgingival plaque collection was carried out in ten women with hypertension in pregnancy and ten normotensive controls on their hospital admission… CONTINUE READING
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