Adenoid bacteriology and sinonasal symptoms in children.


OBJECTIVE To study the correlation between sinonasal symptoms in children and the prevalence of bacterial pathogens in the adenoid core. DESIGN Prospective cross-sectional survey. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS Consecutive sample of 84 children, aged 2 to 12 years, scheduled for adenoidectomy between July 1995 and November 1995. A blocked… (More)


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