The newborn conjunctival flora at the post delivery 24 hours


Kara M., Kıvanç S. A. , Olcaysu O. O. , Budak B., Özmen A. T. , Kıvanç M., ...More

JOURNAL OF CURRENT OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.30, no.4, pp.348-352, 2018 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.joco.2018.03.002
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CURRENT OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.348-352
  • Keywords: Newborn, Conjunctivitis, Conjunctival flora, Staphylococcus aureus, OPHTHALMIA NEONATORUM, BACTERIAL-FLORA, PROPHYLAXIS, PREVENTION
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate the aerobic conjunctival flora of neonates and the effects of delivery type on conjunctival flora development in neonates who were born with normal spontaneous vaginal delivery (SVD) or elective caesarean section (C/S) and who were not given prophylactic antibiotic eye drops after birth.