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Listériose intraoculaire

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Beuchat, L.
Tabatabay, C.
Filthuth, I.
Published in Journal français d'ophtalmologie. 1985, vol. 8, no. 12, p. 797-799
Abstract Listeria monocytogenes endophthalmitis is an uncommon localization. Its evolution is usually complicated by disabling functional visual loss. We report a case occurring in a peculiar epidemiological context. Early diagnosis by paracentesis allowed consequent antibiotic therapy. The evolution has been dramatically favorable. Early treatment allowed an excellent functional recovery when compared to the reported cases of the literature.
Keywords Anti-Bacterial Agents/therapeutic useAqueous Humor/microbiologyDisease OutbreaksEndophthalmitis/drug therapy/ microbiologyFemaleHumansListeria Infections/diagnosis/drug therapy/epidemiologyListeria monocytogenes/isolation & purificationMiddle AgedPrognosisPuncturesSwitzerlandUveitis, Anterior/etiology
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BEUCHAT, L. et al. Listériose intraoculaire. In: Journal français d'ophtalmologie, 1985, vol. 8, n° 12, p. 797-799. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:9293

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