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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2012, 17(3): 252-263 Back to browse issues page
Prevalence of Streptococcus Pneumoniae, Haemophilus Influenzae and Moraxella Catarrhalis in Adenoid Tissues of Children with Adenoid Hypertrophy
SS Khoramrooz , A Mirsalehian, M Emaneini, A Sharifi, S A Khosravani, F Jabalameli, M Aligholi, D Darban-Sarokhalil, M Mirzaii, A Bazargani
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Background & aim: Chronic infection of the adenoid tissue is one of the causes of hypertrophy. Adenoids are considered to be as reservoirs of pathogenic bacteria such as Streptococcus pneumoniae, Moraxella catarrhalis and Haemophilus influenzae. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of mentioned bacteria in children with adenoid hypertrophy. Methods: A total of 113 children with adenoid hypertrophy who underwent adenoidectomy were included in this study. Subsequently, adenoidectomy was performed under general anesthesia. All of the adenoid samples were evaluated for bacterial infection by culture and PCR methods. Results: Streptococcus. pneumoniae was the most common (33.6%) bacteria isolated by culture followed by H. influenzae (22.9%) and M. catarrhalis (9.7%). PCR method detected S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae and M. catarrhalis in 31%, 29.2% and 9.7% of samples respectively. Conclusion: Streptococcus. Pneumonia, H. influenzae and M. catarrhalis are isolated with different frequency in patients with adenoid hypertrophy.
Keywords: adenoid hypertrophy, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Moraxella catarrhalis, Haemophilus influenzae
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/04/19 | Accepted: 2015/04/19 | Published: 2015/04/19
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Khoramrooz S, Mirsalehian A, Emaneini M, Sharifi A, Khosravani S A, Jabalameli F, et al . Prevalence of Streptococcus Pneumoniae, Haemophilus Influenzae and Moraxella Catarrhalis in Adenoid Tissues of Children with Adenoid Hypertrophy. Armaghane danesh. 2012; 17 (3) :252-263
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