Journal of Advanced Oral Research, vol.11, no.2, pp.172-179, 2020 (ESCI)
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Journal of Advanced Oral Research
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AP-PCR, Horizontal transmission, Streptococcus mutans, Vertical transmission, TO-CHILD TRANSMISSION, GENOTYPIC DIVERSITY, ORAL COLONIZATION, RISK-FACTORS, CARIES, ACQUISITION, SOBRINUS, INFANTS, TOOTH
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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.