Table 1

The 15 caries-related bacterial strains used for the preparation of DNA probes and further comparison with clinical caries data
Bacterial nomenclature Strain description & source
Mutans streptococci
Streptococcus mutans ATCC-25175
Streptococcus sobrinus CCUG-27507
Non-mutans streptococci
Streptococcus mitis ATCC-49456D-5
Streptococcus gordonii ATCC-35105D-5
Streptococcus sanguinis ATCC-10556D-5
Streptococcus salivarius ATCC-9759D-5
Lactobacilli
Lactobacillus casei ATCC-334D-5
Lactobacillus salivarius CCUG-55845
Lactobacillus fermentum OMGS-3182
Actinomyces
Actinomyces odontolyticus NCTC-9935
Actinomyces oris ATCC-12104D-5
Veillonella parvula ATCC-10790D-5
Rothia dentocariosa CCUG-17835
Bifidobacterium dentium OMGS-1956
Parvimonas micra ATCC-33270

Mannaa et al.

Mannaa et al. BMC Oral Health 2013 13:5   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-13-5

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