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|Title:||Conjunctival microbial flora in leprosy.|
|Authors:||Garg, S P|
Kalra, V K
|Citation:||Garg SP, Kalra VK, Verma L. Conjunctival microbial flora in leprosy. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. 1991 Apr-Jun; 39(2): 59-61|
|Abstract:||Conjunctival sacs of seventy one leprosy patients, paramedical and medical personnel working in a leprosy home were cultured. None of these eyes had any pathology in the outer eye. Surprisingly, 46.2% of the eyes which showed a positive culture carried accepted pathogens; Staphylococcus aureus being the commonest. Determining the preoperative bacterial flora and their elimination before undertaking intraocular surgery is recommended.|
|Appears in Collections:||Indian Journal of Ophthalmology|
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