Mutans Streptococci and Lactobacilli: Colonization Patterns and Genotypic Characterization of Cariogenic Bacterial Species in American Indian Children

Aim: The purpose of this study was to investigate the presence of Streptococcus mutans, Streptococcus sobrinus, and Lactobacillus species in an American Indian population displaying a high incidence of severe early childhood caries (S-ECC) and to explore the genotypic diversity and fidelity of trans...

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Main Authors: Alissa Villhauer, David Lynch, Taylor Postler, Deborah Dawson, David Drake
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2021-10-01
Series:Frontiers in Dental Medicine
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