Microbial biofilm formation on silicone nasal splints: optimal time for splint removal

Acar M., Catli T., DAĞ İ., San T., CİNGİ C.

RHINOLOGY, cilt.52, ss.371-375, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 52 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4193/rhinol3.156
  • Dergi Adı: RHINOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.371-375


Objectives: Biofilms are sessile communities associated with persistent infections and are resistant to conventional therapeutic strategies. They survive on the surface of various inorganic medical devices and cause serious medical problems.