TITLE

Pseudomoans among most virulent of corneal pathogens

AUTHOR(S)
Guttman, Cheryl
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Ophthalmology Times;3/15/2009, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the diagnostic and treatment options for Pseudomonas keratitis. Therapeutic options cited include fluoroquinolones, antibiotics and the combination of monotherapy and a second-generation fluoroquinolone. It also addressed the impact of the emergence of bacterial infections, like methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Acanthamoeba, which were more difficult to treat than Pseudomonas keratitis.
ACCESSION #
37298829

 

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