Saliva as a diagnostic fluid
Article first published online: 21 MAR 2002
Volume 8, Issue 2, pages 69–76, March 2002
How to Cite
Streckfus, C. and Bigler, L. (2002), Saliva as a diagnostic fluid. Oral Diseases, 8: 69–76. doi: 10.1034/j.1601-0825.2002.1o834.x
- Issue published online: 21 MAR 2002
- Article first published online: 21 MAR 2002
In the last 10 years, the use of saliva as a diagnostic fluid has become somewhat of a translational research success story. Technologies are now available enabling saliva to be used to diagnose disease and predict disease progression. This review describes some important recent advances in salivary diagnostics and barriers to application and advancement. This review will also stimulate future research activity.