Example sentences for: otitis

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  • Systemic antibodies to several pneumococcal protein antigens, which are conserved across pneumococcal strains and serotypes, develop following pneumococcal carriage and otitis media and are present by the beginning of the second year of life [20,21].

  • Many middle ear fluids from children with otitis media with effusion are sterile by culture.

  • Some authors have proposed that in otitis media with effusion, nontypeable H. influenzae grow in the form of a biofilm in the middle ear [ 15 22 23 ] .

  • In view of the mounting evidence that nontypeable H. influenzae grows as a biofilm in otitis media with effusion and in the respiratory tract of adults with COPD, it will be important to characterize the bacterial surface antigens of the organism during growth as a biofilm.

  • In view of these lines of evidence suggesting that nontypeable H influenzae grows as a biofilm during human respiratory tract infection, the goals of the present study are to 1) Develop an assay to study biofilms of nontypeable H. influenzae in vitro; 2) Characterize the extent to which isolates from the middle ear fluid of children with otitis media and from the sputum of adults with COPD form biofilms; 3) Begin to elucidate the characteristics of the outer membrane antigens of nontypeable H. influenzae during growth as a biofilm; and 4) Preliminarily assess the role of pili in biofilm formation.

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