New therapy option for treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus keratitis: tigecycline.

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PURPOSE The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of topically applied tigecycline for the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in a rabbit model. METHODS Experimental bacterial keratitis was induced in rabbits by a corneal intrastromal injection of 100 colony-forming units (CFUs) of MRSA bacteria. Sixteen… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/jop.2014.0052

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