Table 2

Score distribution for the 15 bacterial strains obtained by the Checkerboard DNA-DNA Hybridization technique in the mothers, 4- to 6-year-old (C4-6) and 12- to 16-year-old (C12-16) children
Bacterial Strains Checkerboard scores
Mothers C4-6 C2–16
n = 86 n = 86 n = 86
≤1 2 3 4 5 ≤1 2 3 4 5 ≤1 2 3 4 5
S. mutans 77 8 1 0 0 68 15 3 0 0 10 76 0 0 0
S. sobrinus 6 80 0 0 0 79 3 4 0 0 9 77 0 0 0
S. sanguinis 17 69 0 0 0 19 66 1 0 0 68 17 1 0 0
S. salivarius 84 2 0 0 0 80 6 0 0 0 83 3 0 0 0
S. gordonii 67 16 3 0 0 67 16 3 0 0 66 16 3 1 0
S. mitis 72 12 2 0 0 72 10 4 0 0 74 12 0 0 0
L. casei 81 5 0 0 0 82 4 0 0 0 81 5 0 0 0
L. fermentum 84 2 0 0 0 82 4 0 0 0 84 2 0 0 0
L. salivarius 84 2 0 0 0 84 2 0 0 0 83 3 0 0 0
A. odontolyticus 83 3 0 0 0 80 6 0 0 0 81 5 0 0 0
A. oris 55 27 4 0 0 40 40 6 0 0 55 30 1 0 0
V. parvula 56 28 1 1 0 50 29 7 0 0 54 29 3 0 0
R.dentocariosa 74 12 0 0 0 72 14 0 0 0 71 14 1 0 0
B. dentium 81 5 0 0 0 81 5 0 0 0 83 3 0 0 0
P. micra 20 28 24 14 0 24 26 28 8 0 29 19 29 8 1

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