RESEARCH ARTICLE

Corneal Infection Therapy with Topical Bacteriophage Administration

The Open Ophthalmology Journal 4 Nov 2015 RESEARCH ARTICLE DOI: 10.2174/1874364101509010167

Abstract

Staphylococcus aureus is a major pathogen in bacterial keratitis, a vision-threatening disease. Although the incidence of S. aureus keratitis varies worldwide, the increasing trend of resistance to certain antibiotics makes this condition an important, global, healthcare concern. We report the case of a 65-year-old woman with nosocomial left-eye corneal abscess and interstitial keratitis.The patient then undergo topical Phage therapy with successful results.

Keywords: VRSA, Interstitial Keratitis, phage therapy.
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