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Table 3 The predictive value of the presence (cut off level: 1 × 104 cells) of P. bivia, P. disiens, M. curtisii, M. mulieris, B. ureolyticus, and V. cambriense in vaginal samples for the diagnosis of gingivitis (20% cutoff level)

From: The vaginal microflora in relation to gingivitis

Microorganism Sensitivity Specificity Odds ratio 95% CI P-value
Prevotella bivia 0.18 0.97 3.9 1.7 to 33.8 < 0.001
Prevotella disiens 0.57 0.83 3.6 1.8 to 7.1 < 0.001
Mobiluncus curtisii 0.37 0.83 3.8 1.4 to 5.8 < 0.01
Mobiluncus mulieris 0.26 0.93 4.6 1.8 to 12.6 < 0.01
Bacteroides ureolyticus 0.21 0.93 3.3 1.2 to 9.1 < 0.02
Varibaculum cambriense 0.38 0.77 2.0 1.0 to 4.1 < 0.05