Post-cataract surgery endophthalmitis outbreak caused by multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa
AuthorMaltezou, Helena C.
Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.
SourceAmerican Journal of Infection Control
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In June 2010, a severe outbreak of 13 cases of postcataract surgery endophthalmitis caused by multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa occurred. Pulse-field gel electrophoresis in eye isolates found 95% genetic similarity; however, extensive environmental and carriage investigation revealed no source of infection.