Table 2

Positive results for Porphyromonas gingivalis DNA

RA

UPIA

Others


Total

22/31 (71.0)

11/14 (78.6)

16/21 (76.2)

Plasma

1/31 (3.2)

0/14

0/21

Full peripheral blood

2/21 (9.5)

3/12 (25.0)

1/18 (5.6)

Synovial fluid

2/30 (6.7)

1/12 (8.3)

1/20 (5.0)

Synovial tissue

9/27 (33.3)

0/11

2/23 (8.7)

Plaque

14/26 (53.8)

10/13 (76.9)

11/21 (52.4)


All the values are considered as number of positives/total number (%). Others, other arthritides; RA, rheumatoid arthritis; UPIA, undifferentiated peripheral inflammatory arthritis

Totaro et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15:R66   doi:10.1186/ar4243

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