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Oral Biofilm Sampling for Microbiome Analysis in Healthy Children
 

Oral Biofilm Sampling for Microbiome Analysis in Healthy Children

Article doi: 10.3791/56320
December 31st, 2017 Usage Statistics

Summary December 31st, 2017

Changes in the oral microbiome throughout childhood are of growing interest. Comparison of different microbiome studies reveals a lack of standardized sampling protocols. Limited space makes sampling the sound subgingival sulcus of children challenging. Paper point sampling is presented here in detail as the method of choice for this area.

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