Microbiology of healthy and diseased adenoids.

@article{Brook2000MicrobiologyOH,
  title={Microbiology of healthy and diseased adenoids.},
  author={Itzhak Brook and Kiran Shah and William E. Jackson},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2000},
  volume={110 6},
  pages={
          994-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the qualitative and quantitative microbiology of core adenoid tissue obtained from four groups of 15 children each, with recurrent otitis media (ROM), recurrent adenotonsillitis (RAT), obstructive adenoid hypertrophy (OAH), and occlusion or speech abnormalities (controls). METHODS Core cultures of surgically removed diseased adenoids and of healthy controls were cultured for aerobic and anaerobic bacteria. RESULTS Polymicrobial aerobic-anaerobic flora were present in… CONTINUE READING
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