Localization of an aminoglycoside (streptomycin) in the inner ear after its systemic administration


We used the simple method of direct cytofluorescence to detect the presence of the aminoglycoside, streptomycin, in the inner ear after its systemic administration. In the cochlea, fluorescence was observed in the organ of Corti, the spiral ganglion, the nerve fibres, the vascular stria and Reissner's membrane; in the vestibulum, fluorescence was seen in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00495788

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