Bacteriology of acute otitis media: A new perspective

Mark A. Del Beccaro, Paul M. Mendelman, Andrew F. Inglis, Mark A. Richardson, Newton O. Duncan, Carla R. Clausen, Terrence L. Stull

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Pathogenic bacteria were isolated from 90% of patients with acute otitis media. This higher-than-expected rate of positive cultures was probably related to the meticulous bacteriologic techniques used.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)81-84
Number of pages4
JournalThe Journal of pediatrics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1992

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    Del Beccaro, M. A., Mendelman, P. M., Inglis, A. F., Richardson, M. A., Duncan, N. O., Clausen, C. R., & Stull, T. L. (1992). Bacteriology of acute otitis media: A new perspective. The Journal of pediatrics, 120(1), 81-84.