Bacteriology of chronic maxillary sinusitis and normal maxillary sinuses: Using culture and multiplex polymerase chain reaction


Kalcioglu M. T. , Durmaz B., Aktas E., Ozturan O., Durmaz R.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RHINOLOGY, vol.17, no.3, pp.143-147, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/194589240301700306
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RHINOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.143-147

Abstract

Background: Although many investigations have been performed on bacteriology of chronic sinusitis and normal sinuses, there still is much discussion. Also a new bacterial agent, Alloiococcus otitidis determined in the nasopharynx and middle ear specimens can be thought as a causative agent of sinusitis.