bacterial eye infections

Summary

Summary: Infections in the inner or external eye caused by microorganisms belonging to several families of bacteria. Some of the more common genera found are Haemophilus, Neisseria, Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, and Chlamydia.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Gemella haemolysans keratitis and consecutive endophthalmitis
    David Ritterband
    Department of Ophthalmology, The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York 10003, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 133:268-9. 2002
  2. ncbi Prophylactic intracameral cefuroxime. Efficacy in preventing endophthalmitis after cataract surgery
    Per G Montan
    Department of Ophthalmology, St Eriks Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Cataract Refract Surg 28:977-81. 2002
  3. ncbi Three cases of post-traumatic endophthalmitis caused by unusual bacteria
    Rohan W Essex
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 32:445-7. 2004
  4. ncbi Postoperative Corynebacterium macginleyi endophthalmitis
    Consuelo Ferrer
    Departamento de Biologia Molecular, VISSUM, Instituto Oftalmologico de Alicante, Alicante, Spain
    J Cataract Refract Surg 30:2441-4. 2004
  5. ncbi The epidemiology of acute endophthalmitis after cataract surgery in an Asian population
    Tien Yin Wong
    Singapore National Eye Center and Singapore Eye Research Institute, 11 Third Hospital Avenue, Singapore 168751, Republic of Singapore
    Ophthalmology 111:699-705. 2004
  6. ncbi Acute syphilitic posterior placoid chorioretinitis after an intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injection
    Nazmiye Erol
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 84:435. 2006
  7. ncbi Corticosteroid-induced modulation of acute syphilitic posterior placoid chorioretinitis
    Maryam Zamani
    Department of Ophthalmology, George Washington University Hospital, M Z, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 135:891-4. 2003
  8. ncbi Posterior segment manifestations of Rickettsia conorii infection
    Moncef Khairallah
    Department of Ophthalmology, Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital, 5019 Monastir, Tunisia
    Ophthalmology 111:529-34. 2004
  9. ncbi Bacterial endophthalmitis prophylaxis for cataract surgery: an evidence-based update
    Thomas A Ciulla
    Retina Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Indiana University School of Medicine, 702 Rotary Circle, Indianapolis, IN 46260, USA
    Ophthalmology 109:13-24. 2002
  10. ncbi Polymerase chain reaction detection of Neisseria meningitidis in the intraocular fluid of a patient with endogenous endophthalmitis but without associated meningitis
    Frank T Kerkhoff
    Department of Ophthalmology, Maxima Medical Center, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
    Ophthalmology 110:2134-6. 2003

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  1. ncbi Gemella haemolysans keratitis and consecutive endophthalmitis
    David Ritterband
    Department of Ophthalmology, The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York 10003, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 133:268-9. 2002
    ..To report a case of Gemella hemolysans keratitis with consecutive endophthalmitis...
  2. ncbi Prophylactic intracameral cefuroxime. Efficacy in preventing endophthalmitis after cataract surgery
    Per G Montan
    Department of Ophthalmology, St Eriks Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Cataract Refract Surg 28:977-81. 2002
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of prophylactic intracameral cefuroxime in preventing endophthalmitis in cataract surgery...
  3. ncbi Three cases of post-traumatic endophthalmitis caused by unusual bacteria
    Rohan W Essex
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 32:445-7. 2004
    ..The available literature regarding the individual cases is summarized and a brief discussion of post-traumatic endophthalmitis is presented, with reference to a recently published large series at the authors' institution...
  4. ncbi Postoperative Corynebacterium macginleyi endophthalmitis
    Consuelo Ferrer
    Departamento de Biologia Molecular, VISSUM, Instituto Oftalmologico de Alicante, Alicante, Spain
    J Cataract Refract Surg 30:2441-4. 2004
    ..The patient was successfully treated with vancomycin. Polymerase chain reaction and subsequent DNA-typing were useful in detecting the microorganisms that caused the chronic endophthalmitis...
  5. ncbi The epidemiology of acute endophthalmitis after cataract surgery in an Asian population
    Tien Yin Wong
    Singapore National Eye Center and Singapore Eye Research Institute, 11 Third Hospital Avenue, Singapore 168751, Republic of Singapore
    Ophthalmology 111:699-705. 2004
    ..To describe the incidence, risk factors, and clinical outcome of acute endophthalmitis after cataract extraction in a multiethnic Asian population...
  6. ncbi Acute syphilitic posterior placoid chorioretinitis after an intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injection
    Nazmiye Erol
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 84:435. 2006
  7. ncbi Corticosteroid-induced modulation of acute syphilitic posterior placoid chorioretinitis
    Maryam Zamani
    Department of Ophthalmology, George Washington University Hospital, M Z, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 135:891-4. 2003
    ..To report a case of corticosteroid-induced modulation of acute syphilitic posterior placoid chorioretinitis...
  8. ncbi Posterior segment manifestations of Rickettsia conorii infection
    Moncef Khairallah
    Department of Ophthalmology, Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital, 5019 Monastir, Tunisia
    Ophthalmology 111:529-34. 2004
    ..To characterize and analyze the posterior segment manifestations of Mediterranean spotted fever (MSF), an infectious disease caused by Rickettsia conorii...
  9. ncbi Bacterial endophthalmitis prophylaxis for cataract surgery: an evidence-based update
    Thomas A Ciulla
    Retina Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Indiana University School of Medicine, 702 Rotary Circle, Indianapolis, IN 46260, USA
    Ophthalmology 109:13-24. 2002
    ..To assess commonly used cataract surgery bacterial endophthalmitis prophylaxis techniques based on a systematic literature review and evidence rating...
  10. ncbi Polymerase chain reaction detection of Neisseria meningitidis in the intraocular fluid of a patient with endogenous endophthalmitis but without associated meningitis
    Frank T Kerkhoff
    Department of Ophthalmology, Maxima Medical Center, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
    Ophthalmology 110:2134-6. 2003
    ..To report a patient with Neisseria meningitidis endophthalmitis without associated meningitis with full visual recovery, with early detection of the microorganism using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) analysis...
  11. pmc Propionibacterium acnes endophthalmitis diagnosed by microdissection and PCR
    R R Buggage
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:1190-1. 2003
  12. ncbi Case-control study of endophthalmitis after cataract surgery comparing scleral tunnel and clear corneal wounds
    Blake A Cooper
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 136:300-5. 2003
    ..To study the possible association between clear corneal incision with or without placement of a suture during cataract extraction and postoperative endophthalmitis...
  13. ncbi Postoperative endophthalmitis caused by Sphingomonas paucimobilis
    Wendy E Adams
    Ophthalmology Department, Sunderland Eye Infirmary, Sunderland, United Kingdom
    J Cataract Refract Surg 32:1238-40. 2006
    ..We also describe an interaction between this organism and a co-infective organism that may account for the unusual clinical course...
  14. ncbi Gemella haemolysans infectious crystalline keratopathy
    Mohammed K Elmallah
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cornea 25:1245-7. 2006
    ..To report a case of infectious crystalline keratopathy caused by Gemella haemolysans...
  15. ncbi ESCRS study of prophylaxis of postoperative endophthalmitis after cataract surgery: Preliminary report of principal results from a European multicenter study
    Peter Barry
    European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
    J Cataract Refract Surg 32:407-10. 2006
    ..To report results in the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) multicenter study of the prophylaxis of endophthalmitis after cataract surgery...
  16. ncbi Management of endophthalmitis with retained intraocular foreign body
    F A Knox
    Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Eye (Lond) 18:179-82. 2004
    ..To assess the impact of primary injection of intravitreal antibiotics and delayed pars plana vitrectomy with removal of intraocular foreign body (IOFB) in patients with clinical features of bacterial endophthalmitis and retained IOFB...
  17. ncbi Is there a relationship between clear corneal cataract incisions and endophthalmitis?
    Samuel Masket
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:643-5. 2005
  18. ncbi Cohort study of 27 cases of endophthalmitis at a single institution
    Trevin Wallin
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Utah, John A Moran Eye Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:735-41. 2005
    ..To identify potential risk factors associated with post-cataract surgery bacterial endophthalmitis...
  19. ncbi Postoperative endophthalmitis caused by sequestered Acinetobacter calcoaceticus
    L Gopal
    Vitreoretinal Services, Sankara Nethralaya, Vision Research Foundation, Chennai, India
    Am J Ophthalmol 129:388-90. 2000
    ..To describe postoperative endophthalmitis caused by sequestered Acinetobacter calcoaceticus...
  20. ncbi Orbital abscess following subtenon triamcinolone injection
    Christopher J Engelman
    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 751 S Bascom Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 122:654-5. 2004
  21. ncbi The challenge of determining aqueous contamination rate in anterior segment intraocular surgery
    Christopher N Ta
    Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94304, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 137:662-7. 2004
    ..3% ofloxacin reduces this contamination rate compared with a 1-hour application...
  22. ncbi Visual outcome and prognostic factors after vitrectomy for posterior segment foreign bodies
    A M El-Asrar
    Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Ophthalmol 10:304-11. 2000
    ..To identify the prognostic factors that predict final visual outcome in eyes with posterior segment intraocular foreign body (IOFB) injuries managed by primary pars plana vitrectomy...
  23. ncbi The effect of topical povidone-iodine, intraocular vancomycin, or both on aqueous humor cultures at the time of cataract surgery
    A Mendivil Soto
    Department of Ophthalmology, Ramon y Cajal Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Ophthalmol 131:293-300. 2001
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  24. ncbi Syphilitic uveitis in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus
    Thi Ha Chau Tran
    Service d Ophtalmologie, Groupe Hospitalier Pitie Salpetriere, Paris, France
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 243:863-9. 2005
    ..This work investigates the incidence and clinical features of syphilitic uveitis in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)...
  25. ncbi Prophylaxis of endophthalmitis with topical povidone-iodine
    M G Speaker
    Department of Ophthalmology, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York 10003
    Ophthalmology 98:1769-75. 1991
    ..24%). Use of topical povidone-iodine in over 3000 cases was not associated with any adverse reactions. In a majority of the observed cases of endophthalmitis, some form of intraoperative communication with the vitreous cavity existed...
  26. ncbi Bacterial contamination in the anterior chamber after povidone-iodine application and the effect of the lens implantation device
    Mária Bausz
    Department of Ophthalmology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    J Cataract Refract Surg 32:1691-5. 2006
    ..To assess the incidence of anterior chamber bacterial contamination during cataract surgery, and compare results of injector implantation and forceps implantation of foldable intraocular lenses (IOLs)...
  27. ncbi Infectious keratitis manifesting as a white plaque on the cornea
    Beom Jin Cho
    Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Asan Medical Center, 388 1, Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 040, South Korea
    Arch Ophthalmol 120:1091-3. 2002
  28. ncbi Ocular manifestations in the acute phase of leptospirosis
    M G Martins
    Department of Ophthalmology, Paulista School of Medicine, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 6:75-9. 1998
    ..To study the ocular manifestations during the acute phase of leptospirosis and their incidence in hospitalized patients due to systemic complications, and to verify the importance of routine ophthalmologic care in these cases...
  29. pmc Gemella haemolysans acute postoperative endophthalmitis
    S V Raman
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:1192-3. 2003
  30. ncbi Clear corneal wound infection after phacoemulsification
    C B Cosar
    Cornea Service, Wills Eye Hospital, 900 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5598, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 119:1755-9. 2001
    ..Infections are caused by gram-positive organisms sensitive to bacitracin and the combination of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole but often resistant to aminoglycosides and/or fluoroquinolones...
  31. ncbi Orbital cellulitis following sub-Tenon's anaesthesia
    A H Dahlmann
    Eye (Lond) 16:200-1. 2002
  32. pmc Bacterial endophthalmitis: epidemiology, therapeutics, and bacterium-host interactions
    Michelle C Callegan
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 15:111-24. 2002
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  33. ncbi Intracameral cefazolin as prophylaxis against endophthalmitis in cataract surgery
    Pedro Romero
    Servicio de Oftalmologia, Hospital Universitario Sant Joan de Reus, Departamento de Medicina y Cirugia, Universidad Rovira y Virgili, Reus, Spain
    J Cataract Refract Surg 32:438-41. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of prophylactic intracameral cefazolin in preventing endophthalmitis in cataract surgery...
  34. ncbi The effect of intraoperative antibiotics in irrigating solutions on aqueous humor contamination and endophthalmitis after phacoemulsification surgery
    G Sobaci
    Department of Ophthalmology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy and Medical School Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Ophthalmol 13:773-8. 2003
    ..To determine the efficacy of intraoperative antibiotic use in irrigating solutions on aqueous humor contamination during phacoemulsification surgery and to evaluate the corresponding risk of postoperative endophthalmitis...
  35. ncbi Clinical aspects of ocular leptospirosis in New Caledonia (South Pacific)
    E Mancel
    Department of Ophthalmology, Gaston Bourret Hospital, Noumea, New Caledonia
    Aust N Z J Ophthalmol 27:380-6. 1999
    ..To investigate the role of pathogenic leptospires as an aetiological agent of ocular diseases, we report the results of a 5-year survey in New Caledonia...
  36. ncbi Infectious crystalline keratopathy caused by Gemella haemolysans
    Anusha Kailasanathan
    Southampton University Hospitals Trust, Southampton, Hampshire, UK
    Cornea 26:643-4. 2007
    ..To report a novel case of infectious crystalline keratopathy after penetrating keratoplasty caused by Gemella haemolysans...
  37. ncbi The efficacy of piperacillin/tazobactam in experimental Pseudomonas aeruginosa endophthalmitis: a histopathological and microbiological evaluation
    Abdullah Ozkiris
    Department of Ophthalmology, Erciyes University Medical Faculty, Kayseri, Turkey
    Curr Eye Res 30:13-9. 2005
    ..To investigate the efficacy of intravitreal piperacillin/tazobactam (250 microg/0.1 ml) in the treatment of experimental Pseudomonas aeruginosa endophthalmitis in rabbits...
  38. ncbi Endophthalmitis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Charles W G Eifrig
    Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Ophthalmology 110:1714-7. 2003
    ..To investigate the clinical settings and treatment outcomes for endophthalmitis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa...
  39. ncbi Treatment outcomes after pars plana vitrectomy for endogenous endophthalmitis
    Yan Qiong Zhang
    Department of Ophthalmology, Shanghai Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Retina 25:746-50. 2005
    ..To evaluate the causative organisms of and predisposing medical conditions in endogenous endophthalmitis and review visual acuity after pars plana vitrectomy...
  40. doi Bacterial keratitis after nonpenetrating glaucoma surgery
    Efstratios Mendrinos
    Department of Ophthalmology, Geneva University Hospitals, 22 rue Alcide Jentzer, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    J Cataract Refract Surg 34:707-9. 2008
    ..Bacterial keratitis may occur after nonpenetrating glaucoma surgery and should be included in the list of early postoperative complications...
  41. pmc Toward improving therapeutic regimens for Bacillus endophthalmitis
    Brandt J Wiskur
    Oklahoma Center for Neuroscience, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:1480-7. 2008
    ..The authors analyzed the effectiveness of early treatment with vancomycin or gatifloxacin, with or without dexamethasone, for experimental B. cereus endophthalmitis...
  42. ncbi Failure of systemic antibiotic in preventing sequential endogenous endophthalmitis of a bronchiectasis patient
    Wai Man Chan
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Am J Ophthalmol 139:549-50. 2005
    ..To report a rare presentation of bilateral, sequential Pseudomonas aeruginosa endogenous endophthalmitis in a woman with bronchiectasis...
  43. doi Incidence of acute onset endophthalmitis following intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin) injection
    John O Mason
    Retina Consultants of Alabama, Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Retina 28:564-7. 2008
    ..To report the incidence of acute endophthalmitis as a complication of intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin) (IVB) injection in a tertiary vitreoretinal group practice...
  44. ncbi Acinetobacter corneal graft ulcer and endophthalmitis: report of two cases
    Jaime Levy
    Department of Ophthalmology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Can J Ophthalmol 40:79-82. 2005
  45. doi Treatment of postcataract extraction endophthalmitis: a summary of the results from the Endophthalmitis Vitrectomy Study
    Bernard H Doft
    Retina Vitreous Consultants, 3501 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:554-6. 2008
  46. ncbi Intravitreal dexamethasone as adjuvant in the treatment of postoperative endophthalmitis: a prospective randomized trial
    Ivan M Gan
    The Rotterdam Eye Hospital, The Netherlands
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 243:1200-5. 2005
    ..To study whether intravitreal dexamethasone as adjuvant to intravitreal antibiotics improves the outcome in patients with suspected postoperative bacterial endophthalmitis...
  47. doi The efficacy of intravitreal vancomycin and dexamethasone in the treatment of experimental bacillus cereus endophthalmitis
    Fang Liu
    Department of Retina and Vitreous, Suzhou Eye Hospital, Wenzhou Medical College, P R China
    Curr Eye Res 33:761-8. 2008
    ..Bacillus cereus causes the most virulent and refractory form of endophthalmitis. The authors analyzed effectiveness of intravitreal vancomycin with or without dexamethasone for experimental Bacillus cereus endophthalmitis...
  48. ncbi A cluster of patients with acute-onset endophthalmitis following cataract surgery
    Nauman A Chaudhry
    New England Retina Research and Education Foundation, Hamden, Connecticut 06518, USA
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 36:205-10. 2005
    ..To describe a cluster of patients who had acute-onset endophthalmitis following cataract surgery...
  49. ncbi Ocular infection secondary to gemella
    Pedram Hamrah
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Louisville, 301 E Muhammad Ali Boulevard, Louisville, Kentucky, KY 40202, USA
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 244:891-2. 2006
    ..To report four cases of ocular infection caused by Gemella species...
  50. ncbi Infectious keratitis related to overnight orthokeratology
    Ching Hsi Hsiao
    Department of Ophthalmology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, No 199, Tung Hwa North Road, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Cornea 24:783-8. 2005
    ..To report the microbial culture results, clinical course, and visual outcomes for infectious keratitis related to overnight orthokeratology...
  51. ncbi Bacterial endophthalmitis after triamcinolone acetonide-assisted pars plana vitrectomy
    Yoshinori Mitamura
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 49:538-9. 2005
  52. doi Effects of intravitreal corticosteroid in the treatment of Staphylococcus aureus-induced experimental endophthalmitis
    Herminia Mino de Kaspar
    Department of Ophthalmology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Retina 28:326-32. 2008
    ..To investigate whether intravitreal injection of dexamethasone in addition to antibiotics can minimize intraocular tissue injury caused by Staphylococcus aureus endophthalmitis...
  53. ncbi Postoperative endophthalmitis caused by Bacillus cereus and Chlamydia trachomatis
    Ugur E Altiparmak
    Department of Ophthalmology, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, and Department of Microbiology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Cataract Refract Surg 33:1284-7. 2007
    ..To describe the clinical manifestations and outcomes in 4 patients with endophthalmitis caused by Bacillus cereus and Chlamydia trachomatis...
  54. ncbi Endogenous Pseudomonas endophthalmitis in an immunocompetent patient
    D Diaz-Valle
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Ophthalmol 17:461-3. 2007
    ..To report an unusual case of community-acquired Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia in an immunocompetent host complicated by orbital cellulitis, panophthalmitis, and subcutaneous nodules...
  55. ncbi Perforated corneal ulcer with subsequent endophthalmitis in a patient with graft-versus-host disease
    Sean D Adrean
    Kresge Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Detroit, MI, USA
    Cornea 26:107-8. 2007
    ..To describe a case of a perforated corneal ulcer leading to a bacterial endophthalmitis in a patient with graft-versus-host disease (GVHD)...
  56. ncbi Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis in the identification of the origin of bacterial keratitis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Gustavo Barreto de Melo
    Department of Ophthalmology, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 245:1053-4. 2007
    ..To report the use of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) in the investigation of the origin of infectious keratitis...
  57. pmc Enterobacter endophthalmitis: treatment with intravitreal tazobactam - piperacillin
    Trehan Hemant Singh
    Indian J Ophthalmol 55:482-3. 2007
  58. ncbi Mycobacterium haemophilum: a rare cause of endophthalmitis
    Dimple Modi
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, UIC Eye Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Retina 27:1148-51. 2007
    ..Resolution of systemic infection occurred with the addition of granulocyte macrophage-colony stimulating factor. This is the first reported case of M. haemophilum endophthalmitis...
  59. ncbi Chronic, postoperative Pseudomonas luteola endophthalmitis
    Harvey S Uy
    Sentro Oftalmologico Jose Rizal, University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 15:359-61. 2007
    ..A repeat anterior chamber tap was negative. P. luteola may be a relatively nonvirulent cause of chronic endophthalmitis. Good visual outcomes may be obtained with appropriate therapy...
  60. ncbi Role of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide in the treatment of postoperative endophthalmitis
    Naomi S Falk
    Department of Ophthalmology, Albany Medical College, Lions Eye Institute, NY 12208, USA
    Retina 26:545-8. 2006
    ..To report the use of commercially available triamcinolone acetonide as adjunct treatment for acute-onset endophthalmitis after intraocular procedures...
  61. ncbi Acute-onset endophthalmitis after clear corneal cataract surgery (1996-2005). Clinical features, causative organisms, and visual acuity outcomes
    Geeta A Lalwani
    Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:473-6. 2008
    ..To report the clinical features, causative organisms, and visual acuity outcomes associated with endophthalmitis after clear corneal cataract surgery and to compare outcomes with those of the Endophthalmitis Vitrectomy Study (EVS)...
  62. ncbi Risk factors for post-traumatic endophthalmitis in patients with positive intraocular cultures
    A Gupta
    Department of Ophthalmology and Preventive and Social Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry 605 006, India
    Eur J Ophthalmol 17:642-7. 2007
    ..To determine the risk factors for post-traumatic endophthalmitis in patients with positive intraocular culture...
  63. ncbi Pseudomonas keratitis
    Safiye Yilmaz
    Ophthalmology 113:883-4. 2006
  64. ncbi Early and late endophthalmitis following trabeculectomy in a Chinese population
    T M Kuang
    Department of Ophthalmology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Ophthalmol 18:66-70. 2008
    ..To investigate the rate of bleb-related endophthalmitis over 5 years in a Chinese population. METHODS.:Retrospective chart review...
  65. ncbi Endophthalmitis after Artisan phakic intraocular lens implantation for correction of high myopia
    Fahad Diab
    J Refract Surg 22:332-3. 2006
  66. ncbi Spectrum of eye disease caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Julie Freidlin
    F I Proctor Foundation, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:313-5. 2007
    ..To compare the clinical features and antibiotic susceptibility of ocular methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA)...
  67. ncbi Bilateral endogenous endophthalmitis caused by HACEK microorganism
    Preston Sullivan
    Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 133:144-5. 2002
    ..To report a case of bilateral endogenous endophthalmitis caused by a HACEK group organism (Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans)...
  68. ncbi A comparison of invasive and cytotoxic Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain-induced corneal disease responses to therapeutics
    Ellen J Lee
    Morton D Sarver Laboratory for Contact Lens and Cornea Research, School of Optometry, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 2020, USA
    Curr Eye Res 27:289-99. 2003
    ..We tested the hypothesis that ofloxacin, which easily penetrates host cell membranes, would be more effective than the less cell-permeable antibiotic tobramycin, for treatment of corneal infection by an invasive P. aeruginosa strain...
  69. ncbi Infectious keratitis associated with daily disposable contact lenses
    Daniel Hsien Wen Su
    Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Eye Contact Lens 29:185-6. 2003
    ..To report two cases of infectious keratitis associated with the use of daily disposable soft contact lenses...
  70. ncbi Result of early vitrectomy for endogenous Klebsiella pneumoniae endophthalmitis
    Young H Yoon
    Department of Ophthalmology, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Retina 23:366-70. 2003
    ..To determine the role of pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) in the treatment of Klebsiella pneumoniae endogenous endophthalmitis...
  71. ncbi Postoperative Morganella morganii endophthalmitis associated with subclinical urinary tract infection
    Gina Tsanaktsidis
    Western Sydney Eye Hospital, Wentworthville, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    J Cataract Refract Surg 29:1011-3. 2003
    ..Chronic urinary tract infection may be a risk factor for postoperative endophthalmitis. A dipstick urinalysis before elective cataract surgery in elderly patients with a history of recurrent urinary tract infections may be considered...
  72. ncbi Orthokeratology lens-related Pseudomonas aeruginosa infectious keratitis
    Alvin L Young
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, People s Republic of China
    Cornea 22:265-6. 2003
    ..To report a case of orthokeratology lens-related Pseudomonas corneal ulcer in an adult...
  73. ncbi Pseudomonas corneal ulcer related to overnight orthokeratology
    Ling Ing Lau
    Department of Ophthalmology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cornea 22:262-4. 2003
    ..To report two cases of Pseudomonas aeruginosa corneal ulcers as a complication of overnight orthokeratology lens wear...
  74. ncbi Endogenous endophthalmitis: an 18-year review of culture-positive cases at a tertiary care center
    Monica I Binder
    Department of Infectious Disease, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 82:97-105. 2003
    ..Good visual outcome was associated with visual acuity of 20/200 or better at diagnosis and with the absence of hypopyon...
  75. ncbi Vitreous "String of Pearls" postvitrectomy for endophthalmitis
    Stephen A DeSuoza
    Southwestern Eye Center, Mesa, Arizona 85204, USA
    Retina 22:677-8. 2002
  76. pmc The use of antimicrobial peptides in ophthalmology: an experimental study in corneal preservation and the management of bacterial keratitis
    Mark J Mannis
    Cornea Research Laboratory, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Davis, USA
    Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc 100:243-71. 2002
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  77. ncbi Immunity to lysostaphin and its therapeutic value for ocular MRSA infections in the rabbit
    Joseph J Dajcs
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, New Orleans 70112, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:3712-6. 2002
    ..To determine the effects of immunization against lysostaphin on the bactericidal action of lysostaphin in ocular tissue and the possible induction of allergic reactions...
  78. ncbi Cat's tooth keratitis: human corneal infection with Capnocytophaga canimorsus
    J Chodosh
    Molecular Pathogenesis of Eye Infection Research Center, Dean A. McGee Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104, USA
    Cornea 20:661-3. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: C. canimorsus keratitis may follow penetrating corneal injury and wound contamination with cat saliva and may be recalcitrant to topical antibiotic therapy...
  79. ncbi Bacterial keratitis after [correction of following] laser in situ keratomileusis
    S Levartovsky
    Department of Ophthalmology, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel
    Ophthalmology 108:321-5. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Although infectious keratitis after LASIK is an infrequently reported event, it should be discussed preoperatively with patients as a possible complication...
  80. ncbi Effectiveness of mupirocin and polymyxin B in experimental Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Serratia marcescens keratitis
    Judy M Moreau
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Cornea 21:807-11. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of mupirocin and polymyxin B, alone and in combination, in vitro and in vivo using rabbit models of, and keratitis...
  81. ncbi Successful treatment of orthodontic-associated traumatic endophthalmitis
    William J Wirostko
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 134:449-50. 2002
    ..To report successful management of orthodontic-associated traumatic endophthalmitis...
  82. ncbi Epidemic endophthalmitis after cataract surgery
    J Ernest
    Department of Ophthalmology, Central Military Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
    Eur J Ophthalmol 12:225-7. 2002
    ..We analyzed the results of pars plana vitrectomy in group of patients with a view to establishing risk factors, optimal therapy, surgical technique and the best timing of the pars plana vitrectomy...
  83. ncbi Endogenous Nocardia asteroides endophthalmitis
    Eugene W M Ng
    Eye Pathology Laboratory, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maumenee 427, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 120:210-3. 2002
  84. ncbi Acute postoperative endophthalmitis caused by Actinomyces neuii
    Jordan M Garelick
    New York Medical College, Department of Ophthalmology, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 133:145-7. 2002
    ..To describe a case of acute postoperative endophthalmitis caused by Actinomyces neuii after uncomplicated phacoemulsification with posterior chamber intraocular lens implant...
  85. ncbi Infectious and presumed noninfectious endophthalmitis after intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injection
    Mark L Nelson
    Retina Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Retina 23:686-91. 2003
    ..To report potentially distinguishing characteristics between bacterial endophthalmitis and presumed noninfectious endophthalmitis associated with intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injection...
  86. ncbi Bilateral endogenous bacterial endophthalmitis: a report of four cases
    Steen Rugaard Christensen
    Department of Ophthalmology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 82:306-10. 2004
    ..To present and discuss four cases of bilateral endogenous endophthalmitis...
  87. ncbi Endophthalmitis after pars plana vitrectomy: Incidence, causative organisms, and visual acuity outcomes
    Charles W G Eifrig
    Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 138:799-802. 2004
    ..To investigate the incidence, causative organisms, and visual acuity outcomes associated with endophthalmitis after pars plana vitrectomy...
  88. ncbi Early bacterial keratitis after laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy
    Olivier Laplace
    Quinze Vingts National Center of Ophthalmology, Paris, France
    J Cataract Refract Surg 30:2638-40. 2004
    ..Although bacterial keratitis occurs rarely after refractive surgery, patients should be informed of the potential risk for visual loss caused by this infection...
  89. ncbi A case of Enterococcus faecalis endophthalmitis with corneal ulcer
    Sun Min Lee
    Department of Ophthalmology, Mokdong Hospital, Ewha Womans University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Ophthalmol 18:175-9. 2004
    ..After 3 rounds of intravitreal antibiotics injection, the vitreous opacity disappeared on ultrasonographic finding but corneal opacity and corneal neovascularization still remained...
  90. ncbi A laboratory evaluation of antibiotic therapy for ciprofloxacin-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Michelle K Rhee
    Charles T Campbell Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 138:226-30. 2004
    ..The emergence of ciprofloxacin-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (CRPA) has created a new therapeutic challenge in ophthalmology. We evaluated ophthalmic antibiotics in vitro and in a rabbit keratitis model to determine effective therapy...
  91. ncbi Staphylococcus epidermidis endophthalmitis following strabismus surgery
    R Christopher Walton
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis 38163, USA
    J AAPOS 8:592-3. 2004
    ..We describe a case of Staphylococcus epidermidis endophthalmitis in an adult following strabismus surgery treated successfully with intravitreal antibiotics and corticosteroids...
  92. ncbi Recurrent interface infiltration with hypopyon after astigmatic laser in situ keratomileusis on a penetrating corneal graft
    Thomas Reinhard
    Eye Hospital, Albert Ludwig s University, Freiburg, Germany
    J Cataract Refract Surg 30:257-8. 2004
    ..This case illustrates that microbial pathogens brought underneath the flap by LASIK can persist months later despite antimicrobial treatment...
  93. ncbi [Recurrence of bacterial endophthalmitis after penetrating keratoplasty]
    J L García Serrano
    Servicio de Oftalmologia, Hospital Universitario de Granada, Spain
    Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol 79:89-92. 2004
    ..One month after penetrating keratoplasty, a male patient suffered recurrent abscess and endophthalmitis caused by mixed bacteria (Staphylococcus aureus and Candida Albicans)...
  94. ncbi Antibacterial activity of contact lenses bearing surface-immobilized layers of intact liposomes loaded with levofloxacin
    Anne Danion
    Laboratoire de Bioingenierie et de Biophysique de l Universite de Sherbrooke, Department of Chemical Engineering, Universite de Sherbrooke, 2500, blvd de l Université, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, J1K 2R1
    J Pharm Sci 96:2350-63. 2007
    ..When using initial bacteria inocula of 10(8) CFU/mL, an initial burst release provided by soaking the liposomal lenses was required for the first hours to inhibit bacteria growth...
  95. ncbi Ocular bacterial infections: current and future treatment options
    Regis P Kowalski
    University of Pittsburgh, Associate Clinical Director of the Charles T Campbell Ophthalmic Microbiology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 3:131-9. 2005
    ..There is no immediate need for new ophthalmic antibiotics, but increasing resistance is being seen with the widely used fluoroquinolone antibiotics...
  96. pmc Etiology and antibacterial susceptibility pattern of community-acquired bacterial ocular infections in a tertiary eye care hospital in south India
    M Jayahar Bharathi
    Department of Microbiology, Aravind Eye Hospital and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
    Indian J Ophthalmol 58:497-507. 2010
    ..To identify the etiology, incidence and prevalence of ocular bacterial infections, and to assess the in vitro susceptibility of these ocular bacterial isolates to commonly used antibiotics...
  97. doi The potential of phage therapy in bacterial infections of the eye
    Andrzej Gorski
    L Hirszfeld Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland
    Ophthalmologica 223:162-5. 2009
    ..In recent years, a number of papers have been published suggesting its efficacy in animal and human bacterial infections, but none of them addressed the phage potential in ophthalmology, which is the subject of this mini review...
  98. ncbi Late-onset infections after LASIK
    Ana Carolina Vieira
    Cornea and External Diseases Sector, Department of Ophthalmology, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Refract Surg 24:411-3. 2008
    ..To report two cases of infectious keratitis that developed 2 and 6 years after LASIK...
  99. ncbi Comparative evaluation of the short-term bactericidal potential of a steroid-antibiotic combination versus steroid in the treatment of chronic bacterial blepharitis and conjunctivitis
    D G Shulman
    Houston Eye Associates, Texas, USA
    Eur J Ophthalmol 6:361-7. 1996
    ..However, in the long-term treatment of chronic blepharitis the well-known toxic problems of neomycin sulphate have to be taken into account...
  100. ncbi Bartonella henselae infection presenting as a unilateral panuveitis simulating Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome
    Rahul N Khurana
    Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 138:1063-5. 2004
    ..To report an unusual ocular manifestation of cat scratch disease...
  101. doi Bilateral Achromobacter xylosoxidans keratitis after laser in situ keratomileusis
    Stephan J Linke
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Cataract Refract Surg 36:1045-7. 2010
    ..Two months after surgery, both transplants remained clear...

Research Grants84

  1. Artificial Cornea Based on Photolithographically Patterned, Biomimetic Hydrogels
    Christopher Ta; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..3. Determine the skirt design for optimal stromal tissue integration by evaluating in vitro and in vivo stromal wound healing within photolithographically patterned, microperforated hydrogel arrays. ..
  2. ALTERATION WITH AGE OF RESISTANCE TO EYE INFECTIONS
    Linda D Hazlett; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  3. ALTERATION WITH AGE OF RESISTANCE TO EYE INFECTIONS
    Linda Hazlett; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..To achieve these aims, molecular microbiological, immunological and biochemical methods will be used. ..
  4. Role of Toll-Like Receptors in Bacterial Keratitis
    Linda Hazlett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is expected that the findings will reveal potential targets for early intervention and/or treatment of P. aeruginosa keratitis. ..
  5. CORE GRANT FOR VISION RESEARCH
    Linda Hazlett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. ALTERATION WITH AGE OF RESISTANCE TO EYE INFECTIONS
    Linda Hazlett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..aeruginosa keratitis and should lead to better characterization of molecules which are potential targets for more effective treatment of corneal inflammation. ..
  7. Role of Toll-Like Receptors in Bacterial Keratitis
    Linda D Hazlett; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Ultimately, the findings from this proposal will be useful clinically in development of better treatments to reduce bacterial keratitis and prevent blindness. ..
  8. ALTERATION WITH AGE OF RESISTANCE TO EYE INFECTIONS
    Linda Hazlett; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..The use of the eye allows one to study a specific restricted organ system, thereby simplifying experimental design and data interpretation...
  9. ALTERATION WITH AGE OF RESISTANCE TO EYE INFECTIONS
    Linda Hazlett; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The studies proposed will be of value in the development of immunotherapeutics and/or receptor analogs which either alone, or in concert, will serve to prevent or lessen bacterial infectivity and subsequent corneal inflammatory disease...
  10. ALTERATION WITH AGE OF RESISTANCE TO EYE INFECTIONS
    Linda D Hazlett; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  11. Mechanisms of Inflammation and Vision Loss in Endophthalmitis
    Michelle C Callegan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By identifying the bacterial and host factors important in disease, we can exploit these targets for the development of new treatment strategies that will increase the likelihood of preventing blindness following endophthalmitis. ..
  12. Pathogenesis & Chemotherapy of Bacillus Endophthalmitis
    Michelle Callegan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  13. PATHOGENIC MECHANISMS OF BACILLUS CEREUS ENDOPHTHALMITIS
    Michelle Callegan; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Identification and characterization of important virulence factors will provide the basis on which information-based therapeutic agents are developed in order to prevent vision loss during B. cereus endophthalmitis. ..
  14. Artificial Cornea Based on Photolithographically Patterned, Biomimetic Hydrogels
    Christopher Ta; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..3. Determine the skirt design for optimal stromal tissue integration by evaluating in vitro and in vivo stromal wound healing within photolithographically patterned, microperforated hydrogel arrays. ..
  15. Artificial Cornea Based on Photolithographically Patterned, Biomimetic Hydrogels
    Christopher N Ta; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..3. Determine the skirt design for optimal stromal tissue integration by evaluating in vitro and in vivo stromal wound healing within photolithographically patterned, microperforated hydrogel arrays. ..
  16. Ophthalmic Antibiotic Resistance Study
    Kirk Wilhelmus; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Artificial Cornea Based on Photolithographically Patterned, Biomimetic Hydrogels
    Christopher Ta; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..3. Determine the skirt design for optimal stromal tissue integration by evaluating in vitro and in vivo stromal wound healing within photolithographically patterned, microperforated hydrogel arrays. ..
  18. ROLE OF TIMPS AND MMPS IN CORNEAL ULCERATION
    KAREN KERNACKI; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Aim 4: To similarly examine specific TIMPs (TIMP-1 and -4) in the pathogenesis of corneal alkali-burn in inbred mice using moderate vs severe burns. ..
  19. Role of Triggering Receptors Expressed on Myeloid Cells in Bacterial Keratitis
    Xi Huang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It is expected that our findings will be significant to the clinical care of patients with P. aeruginosa keratitis by providing potential targets for early therapeutic intervention. ..
  20. Staph Keratitis: Mechanism & Arresting of Corneal Damage
    RICHARD O CALLAGHAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These experiments are designed to provide both new knowledge and reagents to help arrest the pathology of S. aureus keratitis. ..
  21. IMMUNOLOGY/MOLECULAR BIOLOGY TRAINING IN OPHTHALMOLOGY
    James Rosenbaum; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The quality of the institution, the talents of the specific faculty, the abilities of the applicant pool, and the proven success of the program areadditional strengths of this application. ..
  22. Eye Disease in Cuban-American and Puerto Rican Adults
    Ingrid Scott; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..g. NEI-VFQ 25) and eye service use. Subjects who refuse will be questioned as to reason(s) for refusal. ..
  23. CHEMOTACTIC FACTORS IN ANIMAL MODELS OF UVEITIS
    James Rosenbaum; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We believe that these aims are novel, innovative, especially suited to the skills and achievements demonstrated by our laboratory, and highly relevant to clarifying the pathogenesis of anterior uveitis. ..
  24. FOUR DIMENSIONAL IMAGING OF THE IMMUNE RESPONSE IN VIVO
    James Rosenbaum; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies should result in a fundamental improvement in the understanding of how T cells behave within a site of inflammation. ..
  25. Streptococcus pneumoniae ocular pathogenesis and therapy
    Mary Marquart; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The development of alternative and novel therapies for bacterial eye infections will help to prevent scarring and loss of the eye.
  26. FOUR DIMENTIONAL IMAGING OF THE IMMUNE RESPONSE IN VIVO
    James Rosenbaum; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These studies offer a unique opportunity to develop modalities to image the immune response in vivo. ..
  27. Streptococcus pneumoniae ocular pathogenesis and therapy
    Mary Marquart; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The development of alternative and novel therapies for bacterial eye infections will help to prevent scarring and loss of the eye.