1Department of Preventive Medicine and Interdisciplinary, Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania
2Department of Odontology-Periodontology, Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania
Olivia Simona Dorneanu, AssociateProfessor, Phd, Microbiology, Department of Preventive Medicine and Interdisciplinarity,Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: January 03, 2018; Published: January 10, 2018
Associated to pregnancy hormonal variations in plasma are favorable conditions to developing or exacerbating preexistent periodontitis.
Pregnancy associated periodontal inflammation is associated increasing abundance of Prevotella Intermedia in the periodontal pocket. In the
present study we quantified by qPCR the sub gingival counts of total bacteria, P. Intermedia and Porphyromonas gingivalis in pregnant women,
non-pregnant and male comparatively to assess the distribution patterns of P. Intermedia in periodontitis patients according to the pregnancy
status of the host. P. intermedia is detected more frequently and in greater abundance in pregnant periodontitis patients.