Risk factors and causative organisms in microbial keratitis.

@article{Green2008RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors and causative organisms in microbial keratitis.},
  author={Matthew Green and Andrew J G Apel and Fiona Jane Stapleton},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2008},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={22-7}
}
PURPOSE To establish the risk factors, causative organisms, levels of antibiotic resistance, patient demographics, clinical presentations, and clinical outcomes of microbial keratitis at a tertiary hospital in Australia. METHODS Patients who had a corneal scraping for culture over a 5-year period were identified through the local microbiology database, and a retrospective audit of their medical records was carried out. Clinical information was gathered from medical records, and smear, culture… CONTINUE READING
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