Association of Adenoid Surface Biofilm Formation and Chronic Otitis Media With Effusion

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Saylam G., Tatar E. C., TATAR İ., Ozdek A., Korkmaz H.

ARCHIVES OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD & NECK SURGERY, vol.136, no.6, pp.550-555, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Objectives: To investigate bacterial biofilm formation on the adenoid surface of pediatric patients undergoing adenoidectomy and to reveal whether this formation is associated with chronic otitis media with effusion (COME).