The microflora associated with human oral carcinomas.

  title={The microflora associated with human oral carcinomas.},
  author={Katalin Nagy and Istv{\'a}n Sonkodi and Igor Sz{\"o}ke and E Czegledy Nagy and Henry Newman},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  volume={34 4},
Both local and systemic infections may complicate the morbidity of patients with oral malignant neoplasms, particularly those presenting intraorally. This study investigated the microbial contents of the biofilms present on the surfaces of oral squamous cell carcinomas. Biofilm samples were obtained from the central surface of the lesions in 21 patients (20 male, 1 female) aged 52.8 (+/- 8.2) years, and from contiguous healthy mucosa, before any antibiotic therapy or any tumour treatment. All… CONTINUE READING


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