Trends in Antibiotic Resistance Among Ocular Microorganisms in the United States From 2009 to 2018

  10 April 2020

Antibiotic resistance in ocular infections can affect treatment outcomes. Surveillance data on evolving antibacterial susceptibility patterns inform the treatment of such infections.

Antibiotic resistance may be prevalent among staphylococcal isolates, particularly among older patients. In this study, a few small differences in antibiotic resistance were observed by geographic region or longitudinally.

Further reading: JAMA Ophtalmology
Author(s): Penny A. Asbell, Christine M. Sanfilippo, Daniel F. Sahm, et al
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