As one of the authors of the article referenced in the Notice of Duplicate Publication, I would like to take this opportunity to provide an explanation about the reported duplicate submission discussed herein.
Any reported duplicate submission that occurred was an oversight and by no means intentional. During the revision process of the original manuscript submission to the International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, some of the content was added and/or deleted. These additions and/or deletions altered the content of the original manuscript sent to the International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
Coticchia JM. Notice of Duplicate Publication: “Biofilm Surface Area in the Pediatric Nasopharynx: Chronic Rhinosinusitis vs Obstructive Sleep Apnea” (Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007;133:110-114)—Reply. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007;133(8):843. doi:10.1001/archotol.133.8.843-b