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A case with Stenotrophomonas maltophilia keratitis related to contact lens use

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Author(s): Tuba Dal | Mehmet Sinan Dal

Journal: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Investigations
ISSN 1309-8578

Volume: 3;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 121;
Date: 2012;
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Keywords: Stenotrophomonas maltophilia | keratitis | contact lenses | gatifloxacin

ABSTRACT
We examined a 30 years old female patient, which had aparacentral corneal abcess due to contact lens use. Wetook samples from corneal abcess and fluid in the contactlens and sent for microbiological examination. After takensamples, gatifloxacin was started for antibiotherapy. Stenotrophomonasmaltophilia was grew in both samplesduring microbiological examination. Gatifloxacin antibiotherapywas continued and corneal abcess formation wasregressed and treated in the course of therapy. J Clin ExpInvest 2012; 3(1): 121-122
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