Factors affecting the bacteriology of deep neck infection: a retrospective study of 128 patients.

@article{Huang2006FactorsAT,
  title={Factors affecting the bacteriology of deep neck infection: a retrospective study of 128 patients.},
  author={Tung-Tsun Huang and Fen-Yu Tseng and Te-Huei Yeh and Chuan-Jen Hsu and Yuh-Shyang Chen},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica},
  year={2006},
  volume={126 4},
  pages={
          396-401
        }
}
CONCLUSIONS Broad-spectrum antibiotics are advocated for treating deep neck infection. Anaerobic coverage is necessary, especially in odontogenic cases. The presence of diabetes, infection of the parotid space and an obvious odontogenic source of infection can aid in determining the causative organisms. OBJECTIVES This study aimed to analyze the bacteriology in deep neck infections and identify the factors that influenced the causative pathogens. MATERIALS AND METHODS The records of 212… CONTINUE READING

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