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The predominant immunoglobulin in gingival fluid is:

 # The predominant immunoglobulin in gingival fluid is:
A. IgA
B. IgG
C. IgM
D. IgE



The correct answer is B. IgG.

High levels of antibodies appear in GCF (in addition to those in the circulation), and these are produced locally by plasma cells in periodontal tissues. Antibodies to periodontal pathogens are primarily IgG, with few IgM or IgA types produced.

Reference: Carranza's Clinical Periodontology, 12th Edition, Page no: 97

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