Topical piperacillin/tazobactam for recalcitrant pseudomonas aeruginosa keratitiS

Chew, F.L.M. and Soong, T.K. and Shin, H.C. and Samsudin, A. and Visvaraja, S. (2010) Topical piperacillin/tazobactam for recalcitrant pseudomonas aeruginosa keratitiS. Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 26 (2). pp. 219-221.

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Purpose: To report the treatment of therapy-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa keratitis with topical piperacillin/tazobactam. Methods: Retrospective report of 3 cases. Results: Three patients with P. aeruginosa keratitis were unresponsive to various antimicrobials. Resolution of all 3 cases of keratitis occurred upon commencement of topical piperacillin/tazobactam. Conclusion: Therapy-resistant P. aeruginosa keratitis acquired from the community is becoming an increasing problem. Topical piperacillin/tazobactam is an option for the treatment of therapy-resistant P. aeruginosa keratitis.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine
Depositing User: Dr Mohd Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2015 04:00
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2015 04:00

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