The Scientific World Journal / 2013 / Article / Tab 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

Table 1

The biofilm findings according to the specimen distribution in patient groups.

CSOMCNSOMCholesteatoma
PtMEaMASbOScPtMEMASOSPtMEMASOS

1+1+1+
2+22
33++3+
4++4++4+
55++5+
6+++66+
7+77
88++8+
9++99
10+10++10+
1111+
12+
13

Middle ear mucosa; mastoid mucosa; ossicle samples.

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