Correlation of Bacterial Biofilm Grade with Clinical Features in Chronic Rhinosinusitis


ATAY G. , YÜCEL Ö. T. , TATAR İ. , ÖZER S. , ÖĞRETMENOĞLU O. , ÇELİK H. H. , ...More

GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.24, no.2, pp.44-49, 2013 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.12996/gmj.2013.12
  • Title of Journal : GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.44-49

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the presence of bacterial biofilms in chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) without polyps using scanning electron microscope (SEM) and to investigate whether there was correlation between grade of biofilm formation and clinical features of patients.