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This study observed increased microbial colonization following FMR.
Role of Oral Bacteria in Respiratory Infection
COPD, periodontitis, dental plaque, oral hygiene. Results This study evidenced that all periodontal health variables were significantly correlated with smoking status, modified Medical Research Council dyspnea scale, COPD assessment test, number of exacerbations and hospitalizations per year, and C-reactive protein level. Cigarette smoking compromises the mucociliar y bar. Once established in the mouth, these pathogens may be aspirated into the lung to cause infection. Antagonism of IL-8 accumulation did not occur in KB cells, an epithelial cell line that does not support high levels of intracellular invasion by P.