Complications of conjunctivitis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a newborn intensive care unit.

@article{Shah1998ComplicationsOC,
  title={Complications of conjunctivitis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a newborn intensive care unit.},
  author={Sheryl Shah and Patrick G Gallagher},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={97-102}
}
BACKGROUND In infancy Pseudomonas aeruginosa conjunctivitis may lead to a rapidly progressive invasive eye infection. In some cases this destructive eye disease is associated with or followed by infection at other sites. We observed seven hospitalized infants with P. aeruginosa conjunctivitis who developed systemic complications of P. aeruginosa infection without evidence of invasive eye disease, prompting us to examine the characteristics of this infection and its associated systemic… CONTINUE READING

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