Genomes and Genes
bacterial eye infections
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.
Publications185 found, 100 shown here
- Gemella haemolysans keratitis and consecutive endophthalmitisDavid 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...
- Prophylactic intracameral cefuroxime. Efficacy in preventing endophthalmitis after cataract surgeryPer G Montan
Department of Ophthalmology, St. Eriks Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
J Cataract Refract Surg 28:977-81. 2002..The causative organisms of future incidents of postoperative endophthalmitis will determine whether the present protocol must be reappraised...
- Three cases of post-traumatic endophthalmitis caused by unusual bacteriaRohan 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...
- Prophylaxis of endophthalmitis with topical povidone-iodineM 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...
- Orbital cellulitis following sub-Tenon's anaesthesiaA H Dahlmann
Eye 16:200-1. 2002
- Syphilitic uveitis in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virusThi Ha Chau Tran
Service d'Ophtalmologie, , Paris, France
Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 243:863-9. 2005..Syphilitic uveitis in HIV-infected patients seems to have a more severe course and may relapse despite high-dose intravenous penicillin therapy...
- Infectious keratitis manifesting as a white plaque on the corneaBeom-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
- Management of endophthalmitis with retained intraocular foreign bodyF 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...
- The effect of intraoperative antibiotics in irrigating solutions on aqueous humor contamination and endophthalmitis after phacoemulsification surgeryG 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...
- Bacterial contamination in the anterior chamber after povidone-iodine application and the effect of the lens implantation deviceMária 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)...
- ESCRS study of prophylaxis of postoperative endophthalmitis after cataract surgery: Preliminary report of principal results from a European multicenter studyPeter 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...
- Intracameral cefazolin as prophylaxis against endophthalmitis in cataract surgeryPedro 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...
- Polymerase chain reaction detection of Neisseria meningitidis in the intraocular fluid of a patient with endogenous endophthalmitis but without associated meningitisFrank 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...
- Infectious crystalline keratopathy caused by Gemella haemolysansAnusha 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...
- Gemella haemolysans acute postoperative endophthalmitisS V Raman
Br J Ophthalmol 87:1192-3. 2003
- Gemella haemolysans infectious crystalline keratopathyMohammed 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..CONCLUSIONS: G. haemolysans can be a causative organism of infectious crystalline keratopathy. This infection can arise in a postkeratoplasty patient despite prophylaxis with a fourth-generation fluoroquinolone...
- Propionibacterium acnes endophthalmitis diagnosed by microdissection and PCRR R Buggage
Br J Ophthalmol 87:1190-1. 2003
- Case-control study of endophthalmitis after cataract surgery comparing scleral tunnel and clear corneal woundsBlake A Cooper
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Am J Ophthalmol 136:300-5. 2003..CONCLUSIONS: In this retrospective, case-controlled study, clear corneal incisions were found to be a statistically significant risk factor for acute post-cataract surgery endophthalmitis when compared with scleral tunnel incisions...
- Postoperative endophthalmitis caused by Sphingomonas paucimobilisWendy 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...
- The efficacy of piperacillin/tazobactam in experimental Pseudomonas aeruginosa endophthalmitis: a histopathological and microbiological evaluationAbdullah 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...
- Ocular manifestations in the acute phase of leptospirosisM 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...
- 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...
- Postoperative endophthalmitis caused by sequestered Acinetobacter calcoaceticusL 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...
- Is there a relationship between clear corneal cataract incisions and endophthalmitis?Samuel Masket
J Cataract Refract Surg 31:643-5. 2005
- Cohort study of 27 cases of endophthalmitis at a single institutionTrevin 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..7 +/- 1.3; CI 1.06 to 7.14 P=.037). CONCLUSION: In sutureless cataract surgery, surgical complications and wound leak on the first postoperative day were most strongly associated with endophthalmitis...
- Visual outcome and prognostic factors after vitrectomy for posterior segment foreign bodiesA 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...
- The effect of topical povidone-iodine, intraocular vancomycin, or both on aqueous humor cultures at the time of cataract surgeryA Mendivil Soto
Department of Ophthalmology, Ramon y Cajal Hospital, Madrid, Spain
Am J Ophthalmol 131:293-300. 2001....
- Postoperative Corynebacterium macginleyi endophthalmitisConsuelo 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...
- Orbital abscess following subtenon triamcinolone injectionChristopher J Engelman
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 751 S. Bascom Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128, USA
Arch Ophthalmol 122:654-5. 2004
- Clear corneal wound infection after phacoemulsificationC 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...
- The challenge of determining aqueous contamination rate in anterior segment intraocular surgeryChristopher N Ta
Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94304, USA
Am J Ophthalmol 137:662-7. 2004..A 3-day application of topical ofloxacin before surgery did not reduce the anterior chamber aqueous contamination rate relative to a 1-hour application...
- The epidemiology of acute endophthalmitis after cataract surgery in an Asian populationTien 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..Intraoperative posterior capsule rupture is associated with an 8- to 11-fold higher risk of acute endophthalmitis, suggesting that these eyes should be closely monitored for signs of infection in the immediate postoperative period...
- Bacterial endophthalmitis prophylaxis for cataract surgery: an evidence-based updateThomas A Ciulla
Retina Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Indiana University School of Medicine, 702 Rotary Circle, Indianapolis, IN 46260, USA
Ophthalmology 109:13-24. 2002..CONCLUSIONS: With regard to bacterial endophthalmitis prophylaxis in cataract surgery, current literature most strongly supports the use of preoperative povidone-iodine antisepsis...
- Bacterial endophthalmitis: epidemiology, therapeutics, and bacterium-host interactionsMichelle C Callegan
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Clin Microbiol Rev 15:111-24. 2002....
- Endophthalmitis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosaCharles 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..CONCLUSIONS: Endophthalmitis caused by P. aeruginosa is associated with poor visual outcomes despite prompt treatment with intravitreal antibiotics to which the organisms were sensitive...
- Posterior segment manifestations of Rickettsia conorii infectionMoncef 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...
- Corticosteroid-induced modulation of acute syphilitic posterior placoid chorioretinitisMaryam Zamani
Department of Ophthalmology, George Washington University Hospital, M.Z, Washington, DC, USA
Am J Ophthalmol 135:891-4. 2003..CONCLUSIONS: The clinical appearance of posterior placoid chorioretinitis in syphilis may be modulated by the immune status of the patient...
- Acute syphilitic posterior placoid chorioretinitis after an intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injectionNazmiye Erol
Acta Ophthalmol Scand 84:435. 2006
- Role of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide in the treatment of postoperative endophthalmitisNaomi S Falk
Department of Ophthalmology, Albany Medical College, Lions Eye Institute, NY 12208, USA
Retina 26:545-8. 2006....
- Effects of intravitreal corticosteroid in the treatment of Staphylococcus aureus-induced experimental endophthalmitisHerminia 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...
- Bacterial keratitis after nonpenetrating glaucoma surgeryEfstratios 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...
- Intravitreal dexamethasone as adjuvant in the treatment of postoperative endophthalmitis: a prospective randomized trialIvan M Gan
The Rotterdam Eye Hospital, The Netherlands
Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 243:1200-5. 2005..Our findings justify a larger multicenter randomized study...
- Infectious keratitis related to overnight orthokeratologyChing-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..Parents of children who consider overnight orthokeratology should evaluate the benefit of temporary myopia reduction and the risk of infection...
- Ocular infection secondary to gemellaPedram 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...
- Toward improving therapeutic regimens for Bacillus endophthalmitisBrandt 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...
- Treatment outcomes after pars plana vitrectomy for endogenous endophthalmitisYan 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...
- A cluster of patients with acute-onset endophthalmitis following cataract surgeryNauman A Chaudhry
New England Retina Research and Education Foundation, Hamden, Connecticut 06518, USA
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 36:205-10. 2005..CONCLUSIONS: Acute-onset endophthalmitis may occur in a cluster of patients within a short time frame. Early diagnosis and treatment may result in favorable visual outcomes...
- Incidence of acute onset endophthalmitis following intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin) injectionJohn 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...
- Treatment of postcataract extraction endophthalmitis: a summary of the results from the Endophthalmitis Vitrectomy StudyBernard H Doft
Retina Vitreous Consultants, 3501 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Arch Ophthalmol 126:554-6. 2008
- The efficacy of intravitreal vancomycin and dexamethasone in the treatment of experimental bacillus cereus endophthalmitisFang 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...
- Acinetobacter corneal graft ulcer and endophthalmitis: report of two casesJaime Levy
Department of Ophthalmology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Can J Ophthalmol 40:79-82. 2005
- Early and late endophthalmitis following trabeculectomy in a Chinese populationT 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...
- Acute-onset endophthalmitis after clear corneal cataract surgery (1996-2005). Clinical features, causative organisms, and visual acuity outcomesGeeta 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)...
- Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis in the identification of the origin of bacterial keratitis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosaGustavo 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...
- Perforated corneal ulcer with subsequent endophthalmitis in a patient with graft-versus-host diseaseSean 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)...
- Risk factors for post-traumatic endophthalmitis in patients with positive intraocular culturesA 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...
- Pseudomonas keratitisSafiye Yilmaz
Ophthalmology 113:883-4. 2006
- Endogenous Pseudomonas endophthalmitis in an immunocompetent patientD 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...
- Postoperative endophthalmitis caused by Bacillus cereus and Chlamydia trachomatisUgur 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...
- Spectrum of eye disease caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureusJulie 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)...
- Chronic, postoperative Pseudomonas luteola endophthalmitisHarvey 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...
- Endophthalmitis after Artisan phakic intraocular lens implantation for correction of high myopiaFahad Diab
J Refract Surg 22:332-3. 2006
- Enterobacter endophthalmitis: treatment with intravitreal tazobactam - piperacillinTrehan Hemant Singh
Indian J Ophthalmol 55:482-3. 2007
- Mycobacterium haemophilum: a rare cause of endophthalmitisDimple 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...
- Bacterial endophthalmitis after triamcinolone acetonide-assisted pars plana vitrectomyYoshinori Mitamura
Jpn J Ophthalmol 49:538-9. 2005
- Failure of systemic antibiotic in preventing sequential endogenous endophthalmitis of a bronchiectasis patientWai 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...
- Bilateral endogenous endophthalmitis caused by HACEK microorganismPreston Sullivan
Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
Am J Ophthalmol 133:144-5. 2002..parainfluenzae, aphrophilus, paraphrophilus), Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Cardiobacterium hominis, Eikenella corodens, and Kingella kingae] group bacterial endophthalmitis can yield good results...
- A comparison of invasive and cytotoxic Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain-induced corneal disease responses to therapeuticsEllen 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..These results suggest that successful management might be improved by addressing factors contributing to disease progression during sterilization of the cornea by antibiotics...
- Infectious keratitis associated with daily disposable contact lensesDaniel Hsien-Wen Su
Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
Eye Contact Lens 29:185-6. 2003..These lenses should be prescribed and used with great care to minimize contact lens-related infectious keratitis...
- Result of early vitrectomy for endogenous Klebsiella pneumoniae endophthalmitisYoung 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...
- Postoperative Morganella morganii endophthalmitis associated with subclinical urinary tract infectionGina 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...
- Orthokeratology lens-related Pseudomonas aeruginosa infectious keratitisAlvin 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..His contrast sensitivity (Vector Vision CSV 1000 test) performance was also worse than his fellow eye. CONCLUSION: Nocturnal orthokeratology lens wear may be associated with an increased risk of infection...
- Pseudomonas corneal ulcer related to overnight orthokeratologyLing 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...
- Endogenous endophthalmitis: an 18-year review of culture-positive cases at a tertiary care centerMonica 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...
- Vitreous "String of Pearls" postvitrectomy for endophthalmitisStephen A DeSuoza
Southwestern Eye Center, Mesa, Arizona 85204, USA
Retina 22:677-8. 2002
- The use of antimicrobial peptides in ophthalmology: an experimental study in corneal preservation and the management of bacterial keratitisMark J Mannis
Cornea Research Laboratory, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Davis, USA
Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc 100:243-71. 2002..However, modifications of the peptides, the drug delivery systems, or both, will be necessary for effective clinical application...
- Immunity to lysostaphin and its therapeutic value for ocular MRSA infections in the rabbitJoseph 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..aureus-infected eyes, despite the presence of anti-lysostaphin antibody. No adverse reactions were produced by administration of lysostaphin to immunized rabbits...
- Cat's tooth keratitis: human corneal infection with Capnocytophaga canimorsusJ 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...
- Bacterial keratitis after [correction of following] laser in situ keratomileusisS 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...
- Effectiveness of mupirocin and polymyxin B in experimental Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Serratia marcescens keratitisJudy M Moreau
Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Cornea 21:807-11. 2002..0001). Therapy with the mupirocin:polymyxin B combination was equivalent to ciprofloxacin therapy (p = 0.80). CONCLUSION: The mupirocin:polymyxin B combination was effective in treating experimental, and keratitis...
- Successful treatment of orthodontic-associated traumatic endophthalmitisWilliam 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...
- Epidemic endophthalmitis after cataract surgeryJ Ernest
Department of Ophthalmology, Central Military Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
Eur J Ophthalmol 12:225-7. 2002..The need for prompt vitrectomy as the only chance of retaining at least basic visual functions is fully demonstrated...
- Endogenous Nocardia asteroides endophthalmitisEugene 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
- Acute postoperative endophthalmitis caused by Actinomyces neuiiJordan M Garelick
New York Medical College, Department of Ophthalmology, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York, USA
Am J Ophthalmol 133:145-7. 2002..CONCLUSION: Actinomyces species can rarely cause postoperative endophthalmitis, and it should be considered in cases of severe postoperative intraocular inflammation...
- Infectious and presumed noninfectious endophthalmitis after intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injectionMark L Nelson
Retina Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Retina 23:686-91. 2003..In these eyes, the hypopyon and symptoms quickly resolve without treatment...
- Bilateral endogenous bacterial endophthalmitis: a report of four casesSteen 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...
- Endophthalmitis after pars plana vitrectomy: Incidence, causative organisms, and visual acuity outcomesCharles 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..CONCLUSION: The incidence of endophthalmitis after pars plana vitrectomy is low but the visual acuity outcomes after treatment are generally poor...
- Early bacterial keratitis after laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomyOlivier 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...
- A case of Enterococcus faecalis endophthalmitis with corneal ulcerSun 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...
- A laboratory evaluation of antibiotic therapy for ciprofloxacin-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosaMichelle 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...
- Staphylococcus epidermidis endophthalmitis following strabismus surgeryR 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...
- Recurrent interface infiltration with hypopyon after astigmatic laser in situ keratomileusis on a penetrating corneal graftThomas 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...
- [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)...
- Antibacterial activity of contact lenses bearing surface-immobilized layers of intact liposomes loaded with levofloxacinAnne 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...
- Ocular bacterial infections: current and future treatment optionsRegis 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...
- Etiology and antibacterial susceptibility pattern of community-acquired bacterial ocular infections in a tertiary eye care hospital in south IndiaM 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...
- The potential of phage therapy in bacterial infections of the eyeAndrzej 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...
- Late-onset infections after LASIKAna 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...
- Comparative evaluation of the short-term bactericidal potential of a steroid-antibiotic combination versus steroid in the treatment of chronic bacterial blepharitis and conjunctivitisD 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...
- Bartonella henselae infection presenting as a unilateral panuveitis simulating Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndromeRahul N Khurana
Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
Am J Ophthalmol 138:1063-5. 2004..CONCLUSIONS: Ocular manifestations of cat scratch disease can include diffuse thickening of the choroid. Cat scratch disease may manifest with angiographic features suggestive of Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease...
- Bilateral Achromobacter xylosoxidans keratitis after laser in situ keratomileusisStephan 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...
- Artificial Cornea Based on Photolithographically Patterned, Biomimetic HydrogelsChristopher 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. ..
- ALTERATION WITH AGE OF RESISTANCE TO EYE INFECTIONSLinda D Hazlett; Fiscal Year: 2011....
- ALTERATION WITH AGE OF RESISTANCE TO EYE INFECTIONSLinda Hazlett; Fiscal Year: 2003..To achieve these aims, molecular microbiological, immunological and biochemical methods will be used. ..
- Role of Toll-Like Receptors in Bacterial KeratitisLinda Hazlett; Fiscal Year: 2007..It is expected that the findings will reveal potential targets for early intervention and/or treatment of P. aeruginosa keratitis. ..
- CORE GRANT FOR VISION RESEARCHLinda Hazlett; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- ALTERATION WITH AGE OF RESISTANCE TO EYE INFECTIONSLinda 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. ..
- Role of Toll-Like Receptors in Bacterial KeratitisLinda 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. ..
- ALTERATION WITH AGE OF RESISTANCE TO EYE INFECTIONSLinda 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...
- ALTERATION WITH AGE OF RESISTANCE TO EYE INFECTIONSLinda 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...
- ALTERATION WITH AGE OF RESISTANCE TO EYE INFECTIONSLinda D Hazlett; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Mechanisms of Inflammation and Vision Loss in EndophthalmitisMichelle 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. ..
- Pathogenesis & Chemotherapy of Bacillus EndophthalmitisMichelle Callegan; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- PATHOGENIC MECHANISMS OF BACILLUS CEREUS ENDOPHTHALMITISMichelle 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. ..
- Artificial Cornea Based on Photolithographically Patterned, Biomimetic HydrogelsChristopher 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. ..
- Artificial Cornea Based on Photolithographically Patterned, Biomimetic HydrogelsChristopher 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. ..
- Ophthalmic Antibiotic Resistance StudyKirk Wilhelmus; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Artificial Cornea Based on Photolithographically Patterned, Biomimetic HydrogelsChristopher Ta; Fiscal Year: 2007
- ROLE OF TIMPS AND MMPS IN CORNEAL ULCERATIONKAREN 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. ..
- Role of Triggering Receptors Expressed on Myeloid Cells in Bacterial KeratitisXi 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. ..
- Staph Keratitis: Mechanism & Arresting of Corneal DamageRICHARD 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. ..
- IMMUNOLOGY/MOLECULAR BIOLOGY TRAINING IN OPHTHALMOLOGYJames 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. ..
- Eye Disease in Cuban-American and Puerto Rican AdultsIngrid Scott; Fiscal Year: 2003..g. NEI-VFQ 25) and eye service use. Subjects who refuse will be questioned as to reason(s) for refusal. ..
- CHEMOTACTIC FACTORS IN ANIMAL MODELS OF UVEITISJames 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. ..
- FOUR DIMENSIONAL IMAGING OF THE IMMUNE RESPONSE IN VIVOJames 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. ..
- Streptococcus pneumoniae ocular pathogenesis and therapyMary 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.
- FOUR DIMENTIONAL IMAGING OF THE IMMUNE RESPONSE IN VIVOJames Rosenbaum; Fiscal Year: 2003..These studies offer a unique opportunity to develop modalities to image the immune response in vivo. ..
- Streptococcus pneumoniae ocular pathogenesis and therapyMary 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.