Figure 5.

Comparison of the total (qPCR) and viable (PMA-qPCR) S. mutans cell numbers in oral specimens. (A) Dental plaque from caries-free patients (n=24) and carious dentin (n=21). (B) Saliva from caries-free children (n=24) and patients with dental caries (n=21). *; p < 0.05

Yasunaga et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:157   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-157
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