Incidence of microbial infection after amniotic membrane transplantation.

@article{Marangon2004IncidenceOM,
  title={Incidence of microbial infection after amniotic membrane transplantation.},
  author={Fabiana Bogossion Marangon and Eduardo C. Alfonso and Darlene M Miller and Natalia Martinez Remonda and Marcus S Muallem and Scheffer C. G. Tseng},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2004},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={264-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To report the incidence and characteristics of microbial infection following amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT). METHODS We retrieved the clinical and microbiological records of a total of 326 patients undergoing AMT from January 1994 to February 2001 at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute to determine the incidence and characteristics of post-AMT infections with respect to the interval between AMT and the time of microbial culturing, types of organisms, and clinical outcomes and to… CONTINUE READING