Anaerobic bacteria in upper respiratory tract and other head and neck infections.

@article{Brook2002AnaerobicBI,
  title={Anaerobic bacteria in upper respiratory tract and other head and neck infections.},
  author={Itzhak Brook},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  year={2002},
  volume={111 5 Pt 1},
  pages={430-40}
}
  • Itzhak Brook
  • Published 2002 in The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology
Anaerobic bacteria are common in chronic upper respiratory tract and head and neck infections. Anaerobes are the most predominant components of the normal human oropharyngeal bacterial flora, and are therefore a common cause of bacterial infections of the upper respiratory tract that are of endogenous origin. Because of their fastidious nature, anaerobes are difficult to isolate from infectious sites and are often overlooked. Anaerobic bacteria can be recovered in chronic otitis media and… CONTINUE READING
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