Study of common aerobic flora of human cerumen

@article{Campos1998StudyOC,
  title={Study of common aerobic flora of human cerumen},
  author={A Campos and A. Arias and Laura Betancor and C Rodr{\'i}guez and A. Maldonado Hern{\'a}ndez and D L{\'o}pez Aguado and Antonio Sierra},
  journal={The Journal of Laryngology \& Otology},
  year={1998},
  volume={112},
  pages={613 - 616}
}
Abstract Cerumen is the product of the secretion of the sebaceous, ceruminous or apocrine glands together with cells exfoliated from the cornified stratum of the epithelium of the external auditory canal (EAC). In the present study we identified and quantified common flora of human cerumen. The mean count obtained was 106 microorganisms per ml of cerumen suspension. In 24 pools of cerumen (33.3 per cent) the isolates were monomicrobial, Staphylococcus epidermidis (12), Corynebacterium spp (10… 

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