Seok-Hyun Cho

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This study was performed to investigate polymerase chain reaction-based detection of bacterial DNA in middle ear fluid and assess the correlation between the PCR-positive rate with several factors associated with middle ear effusion. The purpose was to gain a further understanding of bacterial infection as a major cause of otitis media with effusion. Of the(More)
BACKGROUND Otitis media with effusion (OME) is a common pediatric disease, but its pathogenesis remains uncertain. The relationship between OME and Helicobacter pylori (HP) is currently being studied, and a relationship has not yet been confirmed. The purpose of this study was to show that a relationship does exist between HP and OME. METHODS The study(More)
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