TABLE 5.

Sites of recovery of A. actinomycetemcomitans at screening visita

Periodontal statusNo. of students with A. actinomycetemcomitans recovery at site(s):
BuccalPocketBuccal and pocketTotal
Healthy or one 4- or 5-mm pocket51181786
At least two 5-mm pockets5141433
At least one 6-mm pocket with ≥2 mm of attachment loss012627
Total563357146
  • a One student had A. actinomycetemcomitans recovered from his tongue and had a pocket of 7 mm.