Emergence of opportunistic pathogens in the oral microbiome of ART naive HIV infected patients. (A) A statistically significant increase in the growth of Veillonella parvula was detected amongst all untreated HIV + subjects, while growth of (B) Campylobacter concisus/rectus, (C) Prevotella pallens, and (D) Megasphaera micronuciformis was significantly increased in untreated patients with HIV loads ≥ 50 K/mL of blood. Statistical analysis was performed using Wilcoxon rank-sum tests.
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