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Otitis media

Otitis media is a topic covered in the Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

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Organism

Otitis media

Infant, child, and adult: S. pneumoniae (23%) (GPDC), H. influenzae (36%) (GNCB), M. catarrhalis (3%) (GNDC), S. aureus (GPC), S. pyogenes (GPC in chains), viruses (eg, respiratory syncytial virus [RSV], influenza virus, rhinovirus, enteroviruses, human metapneumovirus), M. pneumoniae, C. trachomatis or C. pneumoniae, anaerobes, fungi (eg, Blastomyces dermatitidis , Candida sp., Aspergillus sp.).

Neonate: Same as above plus Enterobacteriaceae (GNR), group B streptococcus (GPC).

Endotracheal intubation: Pseudomonas sp. (GNR), Klebsiella (GNR), Enterobacteriaceae (GNR).

Chronic: P. aeruginosa (GNR), anaerobes, M. tuberculosis (AFB).

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Citation

McPhee, Stephen J., et al. "Otitis Media." Guide to Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2017. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619371/0/Otitis_media.
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Otitis media. Guide to Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619371/0/Otitis_media. Accessed June 20, 2019.
McPhee, S. J., Lu, C. M., & Nicoll, D. (2017). Otitis media. In Guide to Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619371/0/Otitis_media
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Otitis Media [Internet]. In: Guide to Diagnostic Tests. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. [cited 2019 June 20]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619371/0/Otitis_media.
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