Microbiome profiling of uncinate tissue and nasal polyps in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis using swab and tissue biopsy

Cho SW, Kim DY, Choi S, Won S, Kang HR, Yi H.
PLoS One. 2021 Apr 8;16(4):e0249688. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0249688. eCollection 2021. PMID: 33831071
We aimed to assess the microbial composition in patients with CRS, comparing different sampling methods (swab and tissue biopsy), tissue types (uncinate tissue and NP), and disease subtypes. Samples were obtained by swabbing the middle meatus an …