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PATHOGENS

  • Prevotella gingivalis and P. intermedia
  • Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans  
  • Treponema denticola  
  • Bacteroides forsythus
  • Fusobacteriumnucleatum 
  • Capnocytophaga spp.
  • Peptostreptococcus micros 
  • Spirochetes
  • Gram-negative anaerobes
  • Candida spp. recovered (esp. in HIV), but unclear if part of pathology

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Last updated: April 3, 2019