Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of staphylococci and streptococci causing ocular infections from a tertiary eye care hospital , South India

@inproceedings{Sreekumar2016PrevalenceAA,
  title={Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of staphylococci and streptococci causing ocular infections from a tertiary eye care hospital , South India},
  author={Haridas Sreekumar and Palanisamy Manikandan and Prithiviraj Aiswariya and Venkatapathy Narendran and Perumal Gomathi and Ravindran Priya and Kanesan Panneer Selvam and Coimbatore Subramanian Shobana},
  year={2016}
}
Gram positive cocci viz., streptococci and staphylococci are found to be more predominant among ocular infections. Treatment of bacterial eye infections may engross empirical therapy with topical ophthalmic broad spectrum antibiotic formulations which is a prevailing practice among ophthalmologists. Ocular samples were collected from patients attending a tertiary eye care hospital, Coimbatore, south India from a total of 1802 ocular samples viz., Gram positive cocci (n=329), other bacteria… CONTINUE READING
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