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Endophthalmitis

Endophthalmitis is a topic covered in the Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

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Organism

Endophthalmitis

Spontaneous or postoperative:

Coagulase-negative staphylococci (70%) (GPC), S. aureus (10%) (GPC), viridans group streptococci (5%) (GPC in chains), S. pneumoniae (5%) (GPDC), gram-negative rods (6%) (eg, E. coli , Klebsiella sp., Pseudomonas sp.), and other gram-positive organisms (4%) (eg, group B streptococci, Listeria sp.).

Trauma: Bacillus sp. (GPR), fungi, coagulase negative staphylococci (GPC), streptococci (GPC), and gram-negative rods.

Postfiltering bleb created to control glaucoma: Viridans group streptococci (57%) (GPC in chains), S. pneumoniae (GPDC), H. influenzae (GNCB), M. catarrhalis (GNCB), S. aureus (GPC), S. epidermidis (GPC), enterococci (GPC), gram-negative rods.

IV drug abuse: Add Bacillus cereus.

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Citation

McPhee, Stephen J., et al. "Endophthalmitis." Guide to Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2017. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619370/all/Endophthalmitis.
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Endophthalmitis. Guide to Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619370/all/Endophthalmitis. Accessed August 19, 2019.
McPhee, S. J., Lu, C. M., & Nicoll, D. (2017). Endophthalmitis. In Guide to Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619370/all/Endophthalmitis
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Endophthalmitis [Internet]. In: Guide to Diagnostic Tests. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. [cited 2019 August 19]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619370/all/Endophthalmitis.
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