microbial keratitis


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microbial keratitis

Keratitis due to bacterial infection, often in patients who wear contaminated contact lenses.
See also: keratitis
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Evaluation of risk factors and treatment outcome of microbial keratitis in a tertiary eye center.
a) To carry out an analysis of the data with respect to samples sent for Microbiological investigations including KOH preparation, staining, culture and sensitivity from Microbial keratitis cases.
[Risk factors for contact lens-related microbial keratitis: A multicenter case-control study].
Out of 234 patients having microbial keratitis, there were 147 (63%) patients with bacterial keratitis and 87 (37%) with fungal keratitis as shown in figure 1.
Risk factors for moderate and severe microbial keratitis in daily wear contact lens users.
The antibacterial activity of contact lens solutions against microbial keratitis. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol 2017;7(11): 1264-1267.
Etiological diagnosis of microbial keratitis in a tertiary care hospital in Gujarat.
Each year, bacterial infections cause around 6,000 cases of a severe eye condition known as microbial keratitis which can lead to sight-loss and vision impairment.
CL wear has been repeatedly described as the most important predisposing factor to microbial keratitis worldwide.
are principal organism of CLs associated microbial keratitis (Cheng et al.
Lead researcher Craig Winstanley, said that microbial keratitis can be devastating for a patient and it is important that the risk of developing this condition is reduced in contact lens wearers by improving contact lens disinfectant solutions.

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