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SRP. 2020; 11(6): 836-841

Antibacterial Chitosan of Milkfish Scales (Chanos chanos) on Bacteria Prophyromonas gingivalis & Agregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans

Harun Achmad*, Arni Irawaty Djais, Miftahul Jannah3 Austin Bertilova Carmelita, Herlina Uinarni, Evi Mustikawati Arifin, Huldani, Aminuddin Prahatama Putra.


This research was conducted to appear the effectiveness of milkfish
scales chitosan gel (Chanos Chanos) against bacterial inhibition of
Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans and Porphyromonas
gingivalis which are pathogenic bacteria that cause periodontitis. This
research was conducted with five treatments with five repetitions, the
five treatments, namely: Positive control (metronidazole), negative
control (aquadest), chitosan gel in milkfish scales concentration of 1%,
5%, and 10%. Measuring instrument of this research uses calipers
with denominations of millimeters (mm). Based on the results of the
Mann Whitney test, there was a significant difference in inhibition of
chitosan gel on the scale of milkfish 1%, 5%, and 10% against the
Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans & Porphyromonas gingivalis
gel (p

Key words: Chitosan gel, Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans, Porphyromonas gingivalis, Antibacterial.

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