Endogenous endophthalmitis caused by Enterococcus casseliflavus.


Herein, we report a case of endogenous endophthalmitis caused by Enterococcus casseliflavus. The organism was sensitive to gentamicin, vancomycin and chloramphenicol and resistant to cefazolin, ofloxacin, gatifloxacin and ciprofloxacin. The patient was successfully treated with vitrectomy and sensitivity-based intravitreal vancomycin.

DOI: 10.1099/jmm.0.016675-0

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@article{Sambhav2011EndogenousEC, title={Endogenous endophthalmitis caused by Enterococcus casseliflavus.}, author={Kumar Sambhav and Annie Mathai and Ashok Kumar Reddy and B. Venugopal Reddy and Kapil Bhatia and Praveen Kumar Balne}, journal={Journal of medical microbiology}, year={2011}, volume={60 Pt 5}, pages={670-2} }