Dr Ankur Dharmani, Dr Sonia Kashyap, Dr Manjeet Singh


Introduction: Even though ear infection is primarily a disease of infants and young children, it can also
affect adults.
Materials and method: A total of 40 subjects with otitis media infection were included in the study. Patients were grouped into
1–17 years and 19–30 years. Bacterial species were identied by standard microbiological methods manually.
Results: The most frequent bacterial isolates were staphylococcus aureus in children 10 (55.5%) and adults 6(27.2%).
Conclusion: Predominant bacterial isolate was S. aureus in both adults and children, however there were more S. aureus in
children than adults

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