Detection of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 in Gingival Crevicular Fluid of Gingival Sulcus/Periodontal Pocket Using Polymerase Chain Reaction

Sanja Matić Petrović , Ksenija Zelić , Jelena Milašin , Branka Popović , Obrad Zelić , Ana Pucar DDS, MSc, PhD

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Herpes viruses may bridge the gap between clinical characteristics and molecular understanding of periodontal destruction.

The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) of healthy and damaged periodontium in Serbian population and to explore potential correlation between the presence of this virus and the level of periodontal destruction.

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Fecha de comienzo: 07 mayo 2015
Fecha de expiración: 06 mayo 2018

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Sanja Matić Petrović

  • Department of Periodontology and Oral Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

Ksenija Zelić

  • Laboratory of Anthropology, Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

Jelena Milašin

  • Institute of Human Genetics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

Branka Popović

  • Institute of Human Genetics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

Obrad Zelić

  • Department of Periodontology and Oral Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

Ana Pucar DDS, MSc, PhD

1996. Dr. Ana Pucar graduated in School of Dental Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia. 2000. MSc in Periodontology and Oral Medicine, School of  Dentistry, University of Belgrade on the subject of Oral manifestation of the colorectal carcinoma chemotherapy. 2001. Clinical Specialization in Periodontology and Oral Medicine. 2000. PhD in Investigation of the presence of oral microflora microorganisms as risk factor for development of occlusive arterial disease. 2008.-2009. Visiting researcher at the Dept. of Oral Biology UCLA School of Dentistry. Since 2007.  has been a part of ITOP program both nationally and internationally. Received several prizes for a research papers presented at meetings. 2010. Dr. Pucar became an Associated Professor of Oral Medicine at the Dept. of Periodontology and Oral Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, University of Belgrade Since 2011. Dr. Pucar has been working as a teacher in the Dept. of. Dentistry, Medical Faculty of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina.  Published two student’s textbooks and several scientific papers. She is a member of European Association of Oral Medicine, Balkan Stomatological Society, European Federation of Periodontology, and Serbian Dental Association.

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