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Diagnosis and treatment of localized juvenile periodontitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3528264     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An actinomycetemcomitans can cause localized juvenile periodontitis and certain types of adult periodontitis. Optimal treatment of periodontal disease caused by this microorganism requires systemic antibiotic therapy in addition to mechanical debridement of the infected gingival tissues. Laboratory techniques are available to assist the practitioner in identifying this microorganism in dental plaque samples.
J J Zambon; L A Christersson; R J Genco
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Dental Association (1939)     Volume:  113     ISSN:  0002-8177     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Dent Assoc     Publication Date:  1986 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-10-02     Completed Date:  1986-10-02     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503060     Medline TA:  J Am Dent Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  295-9     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Actinobacillus / isolation & purification
Actinobacillus Infections / diagnosis*,  microbiology,  therapy
Aggressive Periodontitis / diagnosis*,  microbiology,  therapy
Culture Media
Dental Plaque / microbiology
Fluorescent Antibody Technique
Periodontal Diseases / diagnosis*
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0/Culture Media

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