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Bacterial biofilms in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis.
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PMID:  20140727     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The possible presence of biofilms was examined in mucosal specimens of 15 patients, undergoing functional endoscopic sinus surgery or a modified Caldwell-Luc approach for chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). Biofilms were found in 7 of the 15 patients, positive cultures being obtained in most samples, which supports the role of biofilms as an important factor in the pathogenesis of CRS.
E Dworniczek; M Fraczek; A Seniuk; J Kassner; B Sobieszcza?ska; J Adamski; U Ciesielska
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-02-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Folia microbiologica     Volume:  54     ISSN:  1874-9356     ISO Abbreviation:  Folia Microbiol. (Praha)     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-08     Completed Date:  2010-04-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376757     Medline TA:  Folia Microbiol (Praha)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  559-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Microbiology, Wroc?aw Medical University, Wroc?aw, Poland.
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MeSH Terms
Biofilms / growth & development*
Chronic Disease
Microscopy, Electron, Scanning
Middle Aged
Nasal Mucosa / microbiology,  ultrastructure
Rhinitis / microbiology*,  surgery
Sinusitis / microbiology*,  surgery
Young Adult

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