Identification of Chlamydia trachomatis with polymerase chain reaction in middle ear fluid in otitis media with effusion.


In this study, 78 middle ear aspiration samples from 59 children between the ages of 2 14 who have undergone myringotomy under general anesthesia were included. The presence of DNA genome of Chlamydia trachomatis was analyzed with polymerase chain reaction in the aspiration material. The relationship between the nature of the effusion fluid and the presence… (More)


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