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Volume 2013, Article ID 638715, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/638715
Research Article

Investigation of the Presence of Biofilms in Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media, Nonsuppurative Otitis Media, and Chronic Otitis Media with Cholesteatoma by Scanning Electron Microscopy

1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Medical Faculty, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, School of Medicine, 26480 Eskisehir, Turkey
2Electron Microscope Laboratory, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, 26480 Eskisehir, Turkey
3Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yunusemre State Hospital, 26190 Eskisehir, Turkey

Received 24 May 2013; Accepted 12 September 2013

Academic Editors: C. Cingi and F. Oghan

Copyright © 2013 Ercan Kaya et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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