Investigation of the Presence of Biofilms in Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media, Nonsuppurative Otitis Media, and Chronic Otitis Media with Cholesteatoma by Scanning Electron Microscopy
(a) Scanning electron micrograph of middle ear tissue covered with biofilm. Arrows indicate the extracellular material connected to the bacteria. The specimen was removed from a patient undergoing surgery for nonsuppurative chronic otitis media ((b) and (c) higher magnifications of same pictures).
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