Antibiotic resistance pattern and visual outcome in experimentally-induced Staphylococcus epidermidis endophthalmitis in a rabbit model.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To study whether the clinical outcome of Staphylococcus epidermidis-induced endophthalmitis in rabbits is related to the antibiotic resistance pattern of the infecting strain. DESIGN Experimental animal study. PARTICIPANTS The right eyes of 36 New Zealand white albino rabbits were inoculated with strains of S. epidermidis that displayed… (More)

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