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Microbiological Results From Middle Ear Effusion in Pediatric Patients Receiving Ventilation Tube Insertion: Multicenter Registry Study on the Effectiveness of Ventilation Tube Insertion in Pediatric Patients With Chronic Otitis Media With Effusion: Part I.

Authors
 Myung Hoon Yoo  ;  Yang-Sun Cho  ;  June Choi  ;  Yun Hoon Choung  ;  Jae-Ho Chung  ;  Jong Woo Chung  ;  Gyu Cheol Han  ;  Eun-Ju Jeon  ;  Beom Cho Jun  ;  Dong-Kee Kim  ;  Kyu Sung Kim  ;  Jun Ho Lee  ;  Kyu-Yup Lee  ;  Seung Hwan Lee  ;  In Seok Moon  ;  Hong Ju Park  ;  Shi Nae Park  ;  Jihye Rhee  ;  Jae Hyun Seo  ;  Seung Geun Yeo 
Citation
 CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, Vol.11(3) : 181-185, 2018 
Journal Title
 CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY 
ISSN
 1976-8710 
Issue Date
2018
Keywords
Microbiology ; Middle Ear Ventilation ; Otitis Media
Abstract
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this multicenter registry study was to investigate the effectiveness of ventilation tube insertion and the microbiology of otitis media with effusion (OME) in children. This part I study was conducted to evaluate the microbiological profile of children with OME who needed ventilation tube insertion. METHODS: Patients <15 years old who were diagnosed as having OME and received ventilation tube insertion were prospectively enrolled in 16 tertiary hospitals from June 2014 to December 2016. After excluding patients with missing data, the data of 397 patients were analyzed among a total of 433 enrolled patients. The clinical symptoms, findings of the tympanic membrane, hearing level, and microbiological findings were collected. RESULTS: In 103 patients (25.9%), antibiotics were used within 3 weeks before surgery. Ventilation tube insertion was performed in a total of 710 ears (626 in both ears in 313 patients, 55 in the left ear only, and 29 in the right ear only). Culture of middle ear effusion was done in at least one ear in 221 patients (55.7%), and in a total of 346 ears. Only 46 ears (13.3%) showed positive results in middle ear effusion culture. Haemophilus influenzae (17.3%, followed by coagulase-negative Staphylococcus and Staphylococcus auricularis) was the most common bacteria detected. CONCLUSION: H. influenzae was the most commonly found bacteria in middle ear effusion. Relatively low rates of culture positivity were noted in middle ear effusion of patients with OME in Korea.
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DOI
10.21053/ceo.2017.01473
Appears in Collections:
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology (이비인후과학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
Moon, In Seok(문인석) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3951-5074
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/165388
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