Expression of Surfactant Protein-A during LPS-Induced Otitis Media with Effusion in Mice.

OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to investigate the expression and role of surfactant protein (SP) in the middle ear throughout lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced otitis media with effusion (OME). STUDY DESIGN Randomized case-controlled animal model. SETTING Shandong University, Jinan, China. SUBJECTS AND METHODS SP expression was monitored… CONTINUE READING