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

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

RHINOLOGY, vol.52, no.4, pp.371-375, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.4193/rhinol3.156
  • Title of Journal : RHINOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.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.