Table 2

Patient demographics

Clinical samples processed by dot blot hybridization


Subject

group

No. of

patients

Age (yr)

± SD

Gender

Plaque samples


f

m

n

mean PPD

(mm) ± SD


GAP

72

34.8 ± 6.4

45

27

330

7.8 ± 2.5


CP

30

51.0 ± 10.2

15

15

78

7.1 ± 1.4


PR

19

66.7 ± 1.5

12

7

82

3.6 ± 0.8


Clinical samples for FISH


Subject

group

No. of

patients

Age (yr)

± SD

Gender

Carrier samples


f

m

n

mean PPD

(mm) ± SD


GAP

11

34.3 ± 7.9

5

6

28

8.1 ± 1.7


Schlafer et al. BMC Microbiology 2010 10:66   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-10-66

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