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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.12968/jowc.2016.25.1.12
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF WOUND CARE
  • Page Numbers: pp.12-19


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.