Microbiological diagnosis of suppurative keratitis in Bangladesh.

@article{Williams1987MicrobiologicalDO,
  title={Microbiological diagnosis of suppurative keratitis in Bangladesh.},
  author={Gill Williams and Frank A. Billson and Rahat Husain and S A Howlader and Nazrul Islam and K Mcclellan},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1987},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={315-21}
}
Experience in setting up an inexpensive microbiology laboratory in the Bangladesh National Society for the Blind Eye Hospital and Training Complex at Chittagong is presented, together with the results of a pilot study to identify organisms responsible in 33 consecutive cases of suppurative keratitis in the Chittagong area of Bangladesh. Of the 33 cases 21 were positively identified by means of Gram stain and/or culture. Two-thirds of the responsible organisms were bacteria, and one-third were… CONTINUE READING

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