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Use of Xylitol Chewing Gum in Mothers may Delay Transmission of Mutans Streptococci to Their Infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21420020     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Xylitol gum and maternal transmission of mutans streptococci. Nakai Y, Shinga-Ishihara C, Kaji M, Moriya K, Murakami-Yamanaka K, Takimura M. J Dent Res 2010;89(1):56-60. REVIEWER: Anne C. O'Connell, BA, BDentSc, MS PURPOSE/QUESTION: To determine if commencement of xylitol chewing gum during pregnancy and up to 9 months post delivery reduces the maternal transmission of mutans streptococci to infants up to 24 months of age. SOURCE OF FUNDING: Government Grant-in-Aid KAKENHI (15791208) Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Level 2: Limited-quality patient-oriented evidence STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADE: Not applicable.
Authors:
Anne C O'Connell
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of evidence-based dental practice     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1532-3390     ISO Abbreviation:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101083101     Medline TA:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  62-4     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Dublin Dental School, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.
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