Oral Manifestations of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in High Risk Groups

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National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

Status

Completed

Conditions

HIV Infections
Candidiasis, Oral

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other
NIH

Identifiers

NCT00004781
CU-SDOS-5059
199/11861

Details and patient eligibility

About

OBJECTIVES: I. Evaluate the development of oral manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus infection in relationship to the onset of immunologic alterations and systemic symptoms in different risk groups: gay/bisexual men, male intravenous drug users, and female intravenous drug users. II. Evaluate the immune and inflammatory response to periodontal and other microbial pathogens. III. Evaluate the bacterial species infecting the oral cavity in patients in these risk groups.

Full description

PROTOCOL OUTLINE: Patients undergo a periodontal assessment every 6 months until medically unable to continue. The oral/dental exam includes saliva and gingival crevicular fluid analysis and, as indicated, oral photographs.

Sex

All

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

PROTOCOL ENTRY CRITERIA:

--Disease Characteristics-- Human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) seropositive or seronegative At risk for HIV, i.e.: Gay/bisexual men Male intravenous drug users Female intravenous drug users No acquired immunodeficiency syndrome Currently enrolled in Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center protocol "The Natural History and Progression of HIV Infection"

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