Recurrent Alcaligenes xylosoxidans keratitis.

@article{Huang2005RecurrentAX,
  title={Recurrent Alcaligenes xylosoxidans keratitis.},
  author={Zei-Lun Huang and Yeong-Fong Chen and Shu-Wen Chang and Ken-Kuo Lin and Ching-Hsi Hsiao},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2005},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={489-90}
}
PURPOSE To describe a case of postkeratoplasty recurrent Alcaligenes xylosoxidans keratitis. METHODS A 33-year-old man with a history of penetrating keratoplasty developed corneal infiltrate with intact epithelium and then was treated with broad-spectrum antibiotics. Corneal scraping was taken for microbiologic study. RESULTS The culture result identified A. xylosoxidans, sensitive to piperacillin and ceftazidime. There were 3 recurrent episodes within 2 months after each apparent… CONTINUE READING
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