Postoperative nosocomial endophthalmitis: is perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis advisable? A single centre's experience.

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We report the endophthalmitis rate after cataract surgery in patients preoperatively given topical povidone-iodine and gentamicin-containing irrigation fluid as prophylaxis without intracameral cefuroxime or perioperative topical antibiotics. In a retrospective clinical study, we included patients undergoing cataract surgery over a 12-year period at one… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhin.2011.02.004

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@article{Ness2011PostoperativeNE, title={Postoperative nosocomial endophthalmitis: is perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis advisable? A single centre's experience.}, author={Timothy J. Ness and W. V. Kern and U. Frank and Tonia Reinhard}, journal={The Journal of hospital infection}, year={2011}, volume={78 2}, pages={138-42} }