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  1. Brook I. Microbiology and management of abdominal infections. Dig Dis Sci. 2008;53:2585-91 pubmed publisher
    ..and Clostridium spp. The treatment of abdominal infection includes surgical correction and drainage of pus and administration of antimicrobials effective against both the aerobic and anaerobic pathogens...
  2. Brook I. Aerobic and anaerobic microbiology of suppurative sialadenitis. J Med Microbiol. 2002;51:526-9 pubmed
    ..and Fusobacterium spp.) and Peptostreptococcus spp. The study highlights the polymicrobial nature and importance of anaerobic bacteria in acute suppurative sialadenitis. ..
  3. Brook I. The role of anaerobic bacteria in sinusitis. Anaerobe. 2006;12:5-12 pubmed
    ..These organisms were also recovered in acute sinusitis that was associated with dental infections. The predominant isolates were pigmented Prevotella and Porphyromonas, Fusobacterium and Peptostreptococcus spp...
  4. Brook I. Microbiology of intracranial abscesses and their associated sinusitis. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005;131:1017-9 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the organisms recovered from infected sinuses and associated intracranial abscesses (IAs)...
  5. Brook I. Microbial dynamics of purulent nasopharyngitis in children. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2003;67:1047-53 pubmed
    ..Controversy exists regarding the management of NPT as no conclusive evidence exists to date that the administration of antimicrobials will shorten the illness. ..
  6. Brook I. Pericarditis caused by anaerobic bacteria. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2009;33:297-300 pubmed publisher
    ..Identification of pathogens and determination of their antimicrobial susceptibility and beta-lactamase production are essential for adequate selection of antibiotic therapy effective against these organisms...
  7. Brook I. Infective endocarditis caused by anaerobic bacteria. Arch Cardiovasc Dis. 2008;101:665-76 pubmed publisher
    ..The mortality rate for patients with anaerobic IE ranges from 21 to 43%. Treatment of anaerobic IE includes the use of antimicrobial effective against these organisms. Surgical intervention may be indicated in some patients...
  8. Brook I. Bacteriology of chronic sinusitis and acute exacerbation of chronic sinusitis. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132:1099-101 pubmed
    ..However, aerobic bacteria that are usually found in acute infections (eg, S pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, and Moraxella catarrhalis) can also emerge in some of the episodes of AECS. ..
  9. Brook I, Gober A. Recovery of potential pathogens and interfering bacteria in the nasopharynx of smokers and nonsmokers. Chest. 2005;127:2072-5 pubmed
    ..01). These findings illustrate for the first time that the nasopharyngeal flora of smokers contains fewer aerobic and anaerobic organisms with interfering capabilities and more potential pathogens compared with those of nonsmokers. ..

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  1. Brook I. Microbiology of acute and chronic maxillary sinusitis associated with an odontogenic origin. Laryngoscope. 2005;115:823-5 pubmed
    ..To study the microbiology of sinusitis associated with odontogenic origin...
  2. Brook I. Ocular infections due to anaerobic bacteria in children. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2008;45:78-84 pubmed
    ..Propionibacterium spp., Prevotella spp., and Fusobacterium spp. This review describes the microbiology, diagnosis, and management of ocular infections due to anaerobic bacteria in children...
  3. Brook I. Effects of antimicrobial therapy on the microbial flora of the adenoids. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2003;51:1331-7 pubmed
  4. Brook I. Microbiology of polymicrobial abscesses and implications for therapy. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2002;50:805-10 pubmed
    ..Appropriate management of these mixed aerobic and anaerobic infections may also require the administration of antimicrobials that are effective against both the aerobic and anaerobic components of the infections. ..
  5. Brook I. Recovery of anaerobic bacteria from a glossal abscess in an adolescent. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2002;18:358-9 pubmed
    ..The patient recovered following incision and drainage and 14 days of antimicrobial therapy with clindamycin. This report illustrates the recovery of anaerobic bacteria from glossal abscess in an adolescent...
  6. Brook I. Anaerobic bacteria in upper respiratory tract and other head and neck infections. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2002;111:430-40 pubmed
    ..Because anaerobic bacteria generally are recovered mixed with aerobic organisms, the choice of appropriate antimicrobial agents should provide for adequate coverage of both types of pathogens. ..
  7. Brook I. Bacteriology of acute and chronic frontal sinusitis. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002;128:583-5 pubmed
    ..The predominant anaerobes included Prevotella species (8), Peptostreptococcus species (6), and Fusobacterium species (4). These findings illustrate the microbiologic features of acute and chronic frontal sinusitis...
  8. Brook I. Effects of exposure to smoking on the microbial flora of children and their parents. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2010;74:447-50 pubmed publisher
    ..These studies illustrate the adverse effects of direct and indirect exposure to smoking on colonization with potential pathogens. ..
  9. Brook I. The role of anaerobic bacteria in chronic suppurative otitis media in children: implications for medical therapy. Anaerobe. 2008;14:297-300 pubmed publisher
    ..The medical therapy of CSOM should be directed at the eradication of the pathogenic aerobic and anaerobic organisms...
  10. Brook I. Microbiology and management of joint and bone infections due to anaerobic bacteria. J Orthop Sci. 2008;13:160-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To describes the microbiology, diagnosis, and management of septic arthritis and osteomyelitis due to anaerobic bacteria...
  11. Brook I, Shah K. Effect of amoxycillin with or without clavulanate on adenoid bacterial flora. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2001;48:269-73 pubmed
    ..025) or no antibiotic (P < 0.001). These data illustrate the ability of AMX and AMC to reduce the bacterial load as well as potential pathogens and BLPB from the adenoids of children with ROM. ..
  12. Brook I. Treatment of anaerobic infection. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2007;5:991-1006 pubmed
  13. Brook I. The role of anaerobic bacteria in cutaneous and soft tissue abscesses and infected cysts. Anaerobe. 2007;13:171-7 pubmed
    ..The infections can progress rapidly and early recognition and proper medical and surgical management is the cornerstone of therapy...
  14. Brook I. Recovery of anaerobic bacteria from wounds after lawn-mower injuries. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2005;21:109-10 pubmed
    ..This report illustrates the recovery of anaerobic bacteria from children that had wound infection after lawn-mower injury...
  15. Brook I, Gober A. Recovery of potential pathogens and interfering bacteria in the nasopharynx of otitis media-prone children and their smoking and nonsmoking parents. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005;131:509-12 pubmed
    ..The posterior nasopharynx flora of smoking parents contained more potential pathogens similar to the ones recovered from OMP children and fewer interfering organisms than nonsmoking parents. ..
  16. Brook I. Microbiology of infected hemangiomas in children. Pediatr Dermatol. 2004;21:113-6 pubmed
    ..The polymicrobial etiology of secondarily infected hemangiomas and the association of bacterial flora with the anatomic site of the lesions is thereby demonstrated. ..
  17. Brook I. Current management of upper respiratory tract and head and neck infections. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2009;266:315-23 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, the proper management of these infections requires an accurate clinical and bacteriological diagnosis. ..
  18. Brook I. Microbiology and management of endodontic infections in children. J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2003;28:13-7 pubmed
    ..These agents include amoxicillin-clavulanate, clindamycin or the combination of metronidazole plus amoxicillin or a macrolide...
  19. Brook I. Anaerobic infections in children. Microbes Infect. 2002;4:1271-80 pubmed
    ..Because anaerobes are generally recovered mixed with aerobic organisms, the choice of antimicrobial agents should provide coverage of both types of pathogens. ..
  20. Brook I. The role of anaerobic bacteria in bacteremia. Anaerobe. 2010;16:183-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Early recognition and appropriate treatment of these infections are of great clinical importance...
  21. Brook I. Cutaneous and subcutaneous infections in newborns due to anaerobic bacteria. J Perinat Med. 2002;30:197-208 pubmed
    ..Managements of these infections include surgical debridement and drainage when appropriate as well as topical and systemic use of antimicrobial agents effective against both aerobic and anaerobic bacteria. ..