Concurrent Assay for Four Bacterial Species Including Alloiococcus Otitidis in Middle Ear, Nasopharynx and Tonsils of Children with Otitis Media with Effusion: A Preliminary Report


AYDIN E., TASTAN E., YUCEL M., AYDOGAN F., KARAKOC E., ARSLAN N., ...More

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, vol.5, no.2, pp.81-85, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3342/ceo.2012.5.2.81
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.81-85

Abstract

Objectives. To detect the prevalences of Alloiococcus otitidis, as well as Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Moraxella catarrhalis in children with chronic otitis media with effusion (OME) and to simultaneously investigate the colonization of these bacteria in the nasopharynx and palatine tonsils of these patients.