Significant pathogens in peritonsillar abscesses

  title={Significant pathogens in peritonsillar abscesses},
  author={Tejs Ehlers Klug and J. J. Henriksen and Kurt Fuursted and Therese Ovesen},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases},
Peritonsillar abscesses (PTA) are polymicrobial infections, with a diverse aerobic and anaerobic flora. The aim of the present study is to compare bacteriologic culture results from patients with PTA to those from patients undergoing elective tonsillectomy (clinically non-infected tonsils), to better elucidate the pathogenic significance of various isolates… CONTINUE READING