Capnocytophaga gingivalis

Capnocytophaga gingivalis

A gram-negative, microaerophilic, CO2-requiring gliding bacillus, which is found in normal oral flora and an opportunistic pathogen. 

Clinical findings
C gingivalis may cause periodontal disease or, in immune compromised hosts (e.g., post bone marrow transplantation), bacteremia, pyogenic arthritis and pneumonia.
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Capnocytophaga gingivalis, Prevotella melaninogenica and Streptococcus mitis were elevated in the saliva of patients with OSCC.
Although several bacterial species' had noticeably different population numbers in the two groups of volunteers, the researchers found unusually large populations of three particular species--Prevotella melaninogenica, Capnocytophaga gingivalis, and Streptococcus mitis--in the people with oral cancer.