Donor-to-host transmission of streptococcal infection by corneas stored in McCarey-Kaufman medium.

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Two patients developed streptococcal endophthalmitis following penetrating keratoplasty. These cases may represent the third and fourth cases of donor-to-host transmission of streptococcal infection by corneas stored in McCarey-Kaufman (M-K) medium. Streptococcal agents now account for 50-59% of the total number of reported cases of M-K medium contamination… (More)

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