A case with Stenotrophomonas maltophilia keratitis related to contact lens use
Tuba Dal 1 * , Mehmet Sinan Dal
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1 Bismil Devlet Hastanesi Biyokimya ve Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvarları Diyarbakır, Turkey
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Abstract

We examined a 30 years old female patient, which had a paracentral corneal abcess due to contact lens use. We took samples from corneal abcess and fluid in the contact lens and sent for microbiological examination. After taken samples, gatifloxacin was started for antibiotherapy. Stenotrophomonas maltophilia was grew in both samples during microbiological examination. Gatifloxacin antibiotherapy was continued and corneal abcess formation was regressed and treated in the course of therapy.

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Article Type: Case Report

https://doi.org/10.5799/ahinjs.01.2012.01.0127

J Clin Exp Invest, 2012 - Volume 3 Issue 1, pp. 121-122

Publication date: 13 Mar 2012

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