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Table 2

Change of Cycle Threshold Values in Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction on Each Bacteria in the Gingival Crevicular Fluid of 11 Stop-Smokers

BacteriaBaseline2 weeks2 months4 months6 months12 monthsp-value
16S rRNA24.72±2.66 (19.8~28.8)25.36±2.12 (21.9~30.2)25.19±2.15 (22.8~29.8)27.14±3.07 (22.6~31.3)28.35±1.76 (24.4~31.1)28.09±2.18 (24.7~30.8)0.001
Porphyromonas gingivalis38.11±3.29 (32.3~40.0)40.00±0.00 (40.0)39.14±2.86 (30.5~40.0)38.26±3.01 (32.9~40.0)39.45±1.84 (33.9~40.0)38.47±2.63 (33.8~40.0)0.358
Fusobacterium nucleatum26.89±7.16 (21.0~40.0)26.35±5.47 (19.6~40.0)25.93±5.18 (21.8~40.0)32.72±7.22 (22.5~40.0)34.64±6.49 (25.6~40.0)32.10±7.02 (22.10~40.0)<0.001
Prevotella intermedia35.46±5.44 (26.6~40.0)36.84±4.49 (29.0~40.0)35.33±4.52 (30.4~40.0)39.08±3.05 (29.9~40.0)38.98±3.38 (28.8~40.0)38.55±3.24 (31.7~40.0)0.090
Streptococcus mutans38.83±2.62 (33.1~40.0)39.28±2.38 (32.1~40.0)39.14±2.86 (30.5~40.0)39.54±1.54 (34.9~40.0)39.27±2.41 (32.0~40.0)40.00±0.00 (40.0)0.681
Treponema denticola34.20±4.94 (27.6~40.0)36.93±4.40 (29.3~40.0)34.96±4.19 (28.7~40.0)37.43±4.52 (28.7~40.0)38.94±3.53 (28.3~40.0)37.82±3.74 (31.7~40.0)0.077

Values are presented as mean±standard deviation (minimum~maximum).

J Dent Hyg Sci 2019;19:213-9 https://doi.org/10.17135/jdhs.2019.19.4.213
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