Contact-Lens-Associated Purpureocillium Keratitis: Risk Factors, Microbiologic Characteristics, Clinical Course, and Outcomes.

@article{Ali2017ContactLensAssociatedPK,
  title={Contact-Lens-Associated Purpureocillium Keratitis: Risk Factors, Microbiologic Characteristics, Clinical Course, and Outcomes.},
  author={Tayyeba K. Ali and Guillermo Amescua and Darlene Miller and Leejee H Suh and Derek W Delmonte and Allister G Gibbons and Eduardo C. Alfonso and Richard K Forster},
  journal={Seminars in ophthalmology},
  year={2017},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={157-162}
}
PURPOSE To study the risk factors, microbiologic characteristics, clinical course, and outcomes of patients with Purpureocillium keratitis at a tertiary eye care center in south Florida. MATERIALS AND METHODS All medical records during a seven-year period starting January 1, 2007, were reviewed. Twenty-eight culture-proven Purpureocillium keratitis cases with complete medical records presenting to our institution were included in this retrospective, observational case series. Data collected… CONTINUE READING