The aim of the study is to detect human herpesviruses in patients with chronic periodontitis in Mosul, with some immunological and biochemical parameters among patients. The results showed that high percentage of chronic periodontitis was detected between 20-39 years old. Nested PCR assay showed detection of EBV in 44.3%, HSV 26.4% and CMV in 1.9% as a single causative virus in chronic periodontitis. Presence of EBV and HSV in patients pocket showed significance association with chronic periodontitis. This study showed clear association between serum IL-1?, IFN-?, salivary sIgA and total proteins level with the presence of EBV-CMV co infection in periodontitis patients.
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[Zeyad T. Al-Rassam and Mahmoud Y. M. Taha (2014); Detection of Human Herpesviruses in Patients with Chronic Periodontitis in Mosul- Iraq Int. J. of Adv. Res. 2 (6). 0] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
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