ORAL MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY, vol.22, no.1, pp.1-4, 2007 (SCI-Expanded)
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ORAL MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Enterobacteriaceae, nail biting, oral habit, prevalence, OSTEOMYELITIS, BACTEREMIA, BACTERIAL
Bursa Uludag University Affiliated:
Background/aims: Nail biting is a common oral habit in children and young adults. However, its effect on the oral carriage of Enterobacteriaceae is unclear. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the differences in prevalence of Enterobacteriaceae in saliva samples from subjects with and without a nail-biting habit.