Assessment of pathogenesis of infective endocarditis by plasma IgG antibody titer test against periodontal bacteria

Daichi Isoshima, Keisuke Yamashiro, Kazuyuki Matsunaga, Michitaka Shinobe, Nagako Nakanishi, Izumi Nakanishi, Kazuhiro Omori, Tadashi Yamamoto, Shogo Takashiba

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Abstract

Oral bacteria cause infective endocarditis (IE), so severe periodontitis is thought to be high risk for IE. We suggest the identification of high-risk patients by an IgG antibody titer test against periodontal bacteria might become common screening test.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1580-1586
Number of pages7
JournalClinical Case Reports
Volume5
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2017

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