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Significance of Enterococcus faecalis antigen efaA

Enterococcus faecalis implicated in persistent root canal infections has also been associated with infective endocarditis arising from certain invasive dental procedures. The aim of this study was to detect the presence of putative E. faecalis virulence factor, endocarditis antigen efaA in root canals of therapy-resistant endodontic infections using molecular technology.

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Journal of Conservative Dentistry
Volume / Volumen: 15
Number / Número: 4
First and last pages / Páginas inicial-final: 319-322
Year / Año: 2012
Month / Mes: october

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Principal institution where the research took place
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Sri Ramachandra School of Dental Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Preethee T, Kandaswamy D, Arathi G, Rosaline H. Bactericidal effect of 908 nm diode laser on Enterocccus faecalis infected root canals. J Conserv Dent 15(1):46-50, 2012.
Preethee T, Kandaswamy D, Rosaline H. Molecular identification of an Enterococcus faecalis endocarditis antigen efaA in root cnals of therapy resistant endodontic infections. J Conserv Dent 15(4):319-322, 2012.
Preethee Ts, Baby J, Sapna CM, Rakesh R. Bizzare pain: a glimpse into barodontalgia. J of Indian Dent Association-Kochi 2:8-11, 2012.
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Molecular Identification of an Enterococcus Faecalis Endocarditis Antigen efaA in Root Canals of Therapy-Resistant Endodontic Infections

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Preethee Thomas1

1 Dr, Amrita School Of Dentistry, Kochi, India, Reader

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