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Table 1 Subgingival bacterial loadain the periodontal pockets adjacent to the harvested gingival tissue samples

From: Subgingival bacterial colonization profiles correlate with gingival tissue gene expression

Bacterial species Minimum 25th pctlb Median 75th pctl Maximum AVG SD
A. actinomycetemcomitans 1.4 8.9 18.1 63.6 2306.9 58.5 154.5
P. gingivalis 1.1 8.8 112.6 442.0 9740.5 379.3 821.5
T. forsythia 3.1 44.4 236.2 758.0 4867.5 543.2 762.9
T. denticola 1.6 12.2 70.2 201.3 3318.5 190.8 360.5
P. intermedia 4.0 88.2 245.4 531.8 7189.3 470.2 762.7
F. nucleatum 14.4 113.1 200.4 348.6 6470.1 270.4 399.5
P. micra 4.6 60.7 118.3 211.4 5606.5 189.1 351.9
C. rectus 1.1 10.3 28.3 76.3 2457.8 89.1 219.1
E. corrodens 1.0 14.3 29.0 71.8 2801.0 74.9 185.6
V. parvula 1.5 17.1 35.8 95.2 3004.0 105.1 238.9
A. naeslundii 3.8 93.5 179.1 408.3 11353.1 434.4 1003.2
  1. aValues are bacterial counts × 10 000, obtained through checkerboard DNA-DNA hybridization, and represent the average load of the two pockets adjacent to each tissue sample.
  2. bPercentile.