Specified Species in Gingival Crevicular Fluid Predict Bacterial Diversity

Asikainen S., DOĞAN B., TURGUT ÇANKAYA Z., Paster B. J., BODUR A., Oscarsson J.

PLOS ONE, vol.5, no.10, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1371/journal.pone.0013589
  • Journal Name: PLOS ONE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Analysis of gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) samples may give information of unattached (planktonic) subgingival bacteria. Our study represents the first one targeting the identity of bacteria in GCF.