Bacterial keratitis: a prospective clinical and microbiological study.

  title={Bacterial keratitis: a prospective clinical and microbiological study.},
  author={Franz Schaefer and O Bruttin and L{\'e}onidas Zografos and Yan Guex-Crosier},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={85 7},
AIM To define the clinical and microbiological profile of bacterial keratitis at the Jules Gonin Eye Hospital and to test the in vitro bacterial resistance. METHODS Patients presenting with bacterial keratitis were prospectively followed; clinical features (age, risk factors, visual acuity) and response to therapy were analysed. Bacteriological profile was determined and the sensitivity/resistance of isolated strains were tested towards 12 ocular antibiotics (NCCLS disc diffusion test… CONTINUE READING