Corneal Infection Therapy with Topical Bacteriophage Administration
Ali Fadlallah*, 1, 3, Elias Chelala4, Jean-Marc Legeais2, 3
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2015
First Page: 167
Last Page: 168
Publisher ID: TOOPHTJ-9-167
Article History:Received Date: 19/7/2015
Revision Received Date: 1/9/2015
Acceptance Date: 2/9/2015
Electronic publication date: 4/11/2015
Collection year: 2015
open-access license: This is an open access article licensed under the terms of the (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode), which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
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.