Abstract:The Treponema denticola content of plaque was quantitatively estimated for samples taken from periodontitis patients as well as periodontally healthy subjects among two separate human populations. The populations studied included military volunteers and civilians at a university dental clinic. The plaque samples from each population were grouped according to pocket depth measurements at the collection site. A biotin-avidin enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay procedure was developed with a monoclonal antibody spe… Show more
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