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Table 1 Patients’ characteristics

From: Temporal instability of the post-surgical maxillary sinus microbiota

Study participants, n 35
Age, years 55.0 ± 13.5
Male, n (%) 9 (25.7)
Time interval between sampling, days 719 ± 383
Subjects with nasal polyps, % 20 (57.1)
Patients on steroid rinses, % 16 (45.7)
Patients on oral steroid, % 3 (8.6)
Patients on topical antibiotic, % 3 (8.6)
Patients on antibiotics, % 3 (8.6)
Patients on steroid spray, % 11 (31.4)
Patients on saline rinsing, % 31 (88.5)
Patients on antibiotics the past 8 weeks, % 1 (2.8)
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD
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