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Study of Various Microorganisms Isolated from Chronic Supperative Otitis Media among Indian Population

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 9)

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Page : 849-851

Keywords : CSOM; otitis media; pseudomonas aeruginosa; staphylococcus aureus; ear discharge;

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A total 201 discharge from ear (pus) were collected from various patients. The study was carried out in patients and out patients in the hospital. This study was undertaken to isolate different microorganism from Chronic supperative otitis media. The present study showed, the commonest clinical isolate was P. aeruginosa (52 %), followed Staphylococcus aureus (40 %), E. coli (6 %), Proteus (2 %) and fungal isolate Aspergillus Niger (4 %) separately. The sex ratio was found to be male were 56 % and female were 44 %. It often starts in infancy and is among top five illness in childhood. Infection generally results from fungal and bacterial causes and in some cases from other viral infections like Upper respiratory tract infections and tuberculosis. Among the bacteria responsible for CSOM. Pseudomonas aeruginosa has been particularly responsible for deep-seated and progressive destruction of middle ear and mastoid structures.

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