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In vitro antibiotic susceptibility patterns of bacterial keratitis isolates in Oxford, UK: a 10-year review

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Purpose To analyse the spectrum of bacterial keratitis isolates and their in vitroantibiotic susceptibilities over a 10-year period in Oxford, UK; and to compare the in vitroefficacy of ciprofloxacin with that of the combination of gentamicin and cefuroxime over the same period. Methods All culture-positive corneal scrapes received from the Oxford Eye Hospital between July 1999 and June 2009 were identified retrospectively using a local microbiology database. For analysis of trends over tim...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1038/eye.2010.231

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
Hornby, SJ More by this author
Bowler, ICJW More by this author
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Eye Journal website
Volume:
25
Issue:
4
Pages:
489-493
Publication date:
2011
DOI:
EISSN:
1476-5454
ISSN:
0950-222X
URN:
uuid:8f208cbe-d37f-4c8b-8d8f-c65080db6144
Source identifiers:
571369
Local pid:
pubs:571369

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