What is the role of Enterobacter species in ophthalmic infections?

Updated: Jun 18, 2019
  • Author: Susan L Fraser, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Enterobacter species account for a small fraction of postsurgical endophthalmitis and posttraumatic cases. [22]

Most ophthalmic infections are caused by gram-positive organisms, but Enterobacter species and Pseudomonas species are among the most aggressive pathogens.


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