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Blood Clots May Be Triggered By Dental Plaque Bacteria

blood clots by oral infection

Oral bacteria that escape into the bloodstream are able to cause blood clots and trigger life-threatening endocarditis. Further research could lead to new drugs to tackle infective heart disease, say scientists presenting their work at the Society for General Microbiology’s Spring Conference in Dublin. Streptococcus gordonii is a normal inhabitant of the mouth …

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