Affiliation: Sunderby Hospital
- A daily nasal spray with saline prevents symptoms of rhinitisLiselott Tano
Boden Garrison Hospital, Boden, Sweden
Acta Otolaryngol 124:1059-62. 2004..To ascertain whether a daily nasal spray with physiological saline could prevent symptoms of common cold in a population of otherwise healthy adults...
- In vitro inhibition of S. pneumoniae, nontypable H. influenzae and M. catharralis by alpha-hemolytic streptococci from healthy childrenK Tano
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Umea University, Sweden
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 47:49-56. 1999..01) and implies that it is important to know the exact sampling locality before conclusions are made concerning the significance of bacterial interference in the upper airways...
- Inhibition of OM pathogens by alpha-hemolytic streptococci from healthy children, children with SOM and children with rAOMK Tano
Department of Clinical Sciences, Otorhinolaryngology, Umeâ University and ENT Department, Sunderby Hospital, S 971 80, Lulea, Sweden
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 56:185-90. 2000..catarrhalis. The results suggest that the inhibitory activity of the normal bacterial flora at the tubal orifice against pneumococci and H. influenzae may be reduced in children with SOM and rAOM...
- A nasal spray with alpha-haemolytic streptococci as long term prophylaxis against recurrent otitis mediaKrister Tano
Department of Clinical Sciences, Otorhinolaryngology, Umea University, S 971 80, Lulea, Sweden
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 62:17-23. 2002..The possibility of increasing the efficacy of this ecological treatment, by using pre-treatment antibiotics, more adhesive bacteria and alternative treatment schedules is discussed...
- Bacterial interference between pathogens in otitis media and alpha-haemolytic Streptococci analysed in an in vitro modelKrister Tano
Department of Clinical Sciences, Umea University, Sweden
Acta Otolaryngol 122:78-85. 2002..001). Although the factor(s) responsible for the inhibitory activity have thus far not been defined, we could exclude low pH and nutrition depletion as the inhibitory mechanism of AHS with good inhibitory activity...
- Bacterial adherence to pharyngeal cells: in vitro studies with alpha-haemolytic streptococci and Haemophilus influenzaeKrister Tano
Department of Clinical Science, Otorhinolaryngology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
Acta Otolaryngol 122:745-51. 2002..Thus the inhibitory activity of AHS could also affect the adherence of potential pathogens to the mucosal surfaces. The adherence pattern may at least partially explain the difference in susceptibility to OM between children and adults...
- Is hydrogen peroxide responsible for the inhibitory activity of alpha-haemolytic streptococci sampled from the nasopharynx?Krister Tano
Department of Clinical Sciences, Otorhinolaryngology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
Acta Otolaryngol 123:724-9. 2003..The significance of hydrogen peroxide production of AHS is discussed in relation to the non-specific and specific mucosal defence systems...
- Alloiococcus otitidis--otitis media pathogen or normal bacterial flora?Krister Tano
Department of Clinical Science, Otorhinolaryngology, Sunderby Hospital, Lulea, Sweden
APMIS 116:785-90. 2008..The doubtful pathogenicity is also confirmed by the fact that--in the rat model--A. otitidis elicited only a mild response in the middle ear. It was possible to isolate A. otitidis using a blood agar plate with 6% saline...
- Self-inflicted negative pressure of the external ear canal: a common cause of isolated malleus fracturesAnders Niklasson
ENT Department, Sunderby Hospital, Lulea, Sweden
Acta Otolaryngol 130:410-6. 2010..Since this fracture appears to be infrequent, it can easily be missed at otomicroscopic examination. Tympanometry and pneumatic otomicroscopy are helpful diagnostic tools...