Saliva in Health and Disease : The Present and Future of a Unique Sample for Diagnosis

Saliva as a unique sample for health assessment is gaining attention among researchers of different fields in the last 20 years; being reflected in an impressive increase in the number of papers published studying saliva from different biological aspects in human and veterinary species. Once deemed...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Tvarijonaviciute, Asta (Editor), Martínez-Subiela, Silvia (Editor), López-Jornet, Pia (Editor), Lamy, Elsa (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2020, 2020
Edition:1st ed. 2020
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • association with oral sensory perception and food intake
  • Saliva - a non-invasive sample: Pros and Cons
  • Methodology assays for the salivary biomarkers’ identification and measurement
  • The role of saliva in dental practice
  • Salivary biomarkers in respiratory diseases
  • Salivary biomarkers in neurologic diseases
  • Salivary biomarkers in the diagnosis and monitoring of metabolic and endocrine diseases
  • Salivary markers in inflammatory and autoimmune diseases
  • Salivary biomarkers in oral and systemic pathologies. Kidney diseases
  • Salivary diagnosis of infectious diseases
  • Salivary markers in systemic and oral cancer
  • Saliva in sport sciences
  • Salivary biomarkers in welfare studies
  • The future of saliva as an analytical sample