Evaluation of bactericidal effects of ultraviolet light C irradiation on cariogenic bacteria: An in vitro study

Abstract Backgrounds Ultraviolet light C (UVL-C) irradiation has demonstrated an antimicrobial action against various pathogens. This study aimed to evaluate the bactericidal effect of UVL-C irradiation against cariogenic oral bacteria (Streptococcus mutans) in single layers and colonies grown on so...

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Main Authors: Moayyad Alharbi, Fahad Bakitian, Ali Alenezi
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2021-08-01
Series:BMC Oral Health
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12903-021-01767-x