Vertical and Horizontal Transmission of Streptococcus Mutans and Effective Factors: An In Vivo Study


Esra K., Nurhan O., Yilmaz A. D. , Berrin O.

JOURNAL OF ADVANCED ORAL RESEARCH, cilt.11, sa.2, ss.172-179, 2020 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 11 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1177/2320206820942694
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF ADVANCED ORAL RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.172-179

Özet

Aim: The degree of vertical (intrafamilial) and horizontal (extrafamilial) transfer of Streptococcus mutans (S. mutans) to a child shows differences according to cultures. The wrong care habits may result in transfer of S. mutans. The aim of this study was to determine the vertical and horizontal transmission of S. mutans to a child and effective factors.