Changing bacterial isolates and antibiotic sensitivities of purulent dacryocystitis.

@article{Briscoe2005ChangingBI,
  title={Changing bacterial isolates and antibiotic sensitivities of purulent dacryocystitis.},
  author={Daniel Briscoe and Alexander Rubowitz and Ehud I. Assia},
  journal={Orbit},
  year={2005},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={95-8}
}
PURPOSE To examine the current spectrum of bacterial isolates in cases of chronic dacryocystitis and dacryoabcess and to determine their antibiotic sensitivities. MATERIALS AND METHODS We carried out a prospective study in which 39 patients who presented to the outpatient clinic with chronic purulent dacryocystitis or acute dacryoabscess had cultures taken. All patients were antibiotic-free for at least one week prior to culturing. RESULTS The 39 positive cultures grew 41 bacterial isolates… CONTINUE READING