The Scientific World Journal / 2013 / Article / Fig 1

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

Figure 1

(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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