Microbiology of corneal wounds after cataract surgery: biofilm formation and antibiotic resistance patterns


Kivanc S. A. , Kivanc M., Bayramlar H.

JOURNAL OF WOUND CARE, vol.25, no.1, pp.12-19, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.12968/jowc.2016.25.1.12
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF WOUND CARE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.12-19
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the bacterial flora of corneal wounds at the end of cataract surgery before intracameral antibiotic use and to determine agents to treat postoperative endophthalmitis, the potential for biofilm formation, and antibiotic resistance.