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Table 1 Clinical summary of 25 chronic dialysis patients with endogenous endophthalmitis

From: Epidemiology and outcomes of Endophthalmitis in chronic dialysis patients: a 13-year experience in a tertiary referral center in Taiwan

No. Gender Age Eyes involved Immuno-compromised status Bacteremia Vitreous culture Initial visual acuity Final visual acuity Treatment Concomitant infection focus & signs
1 M 87 Right cirrhosis, active HCC   Kp - Enucleation Enucleation  
2 M 51 Right    N/A CF CF Parenteral antifungus  
3 M 67 Right DM ORSA N/A - - Parenteral antibiotics TCC infection
4 M 53 Both DM OSSA N/A CF CF Parenteral antibiotics  
5 F 69 Left DM CoNS CoNs - - IVI,TPPV AVG infection
6 F 56 Left    negative PL PL Parenteral antibiotics  
7 F 84 Right DM   PsA NPL NPL IVI  
8 M 66 Right DM   negative NPL NPL IVI  
9 F 70 Right DM   ORSA HM HM Parenteral antibiotics  
10 M 59 Left DM   negative CF CF Parenteral antibiotics  
11 M 60 Left DM ORSA, PsA PsA N/A N/A Parenteral antibiotics Pneumonia
12 F 75 Left    Kp, CoNS 6/60 6/20 IVI,TPPV  
13 M 61 Left DM   negative NPL NPL IVI  
14 F 86 Right   Bacillus cerues negative NPL Enucleation Enucleation TCC infection
15 F 71 Left DM   negative N/A Enucleation Enucleation  
16 F 70 Right DM   Fungal: Acremonium HM CF IVI  
17 F 38 Right Prednisolone 5 mg/day   N/A 6/20 6/20 Parenteral antibiotics PAOD with gangrenes
18 F 54 Right DM OSSA negative PL PL IVI TCC infection
19 M 62 Left DM   negative CF CF IVI DM foot infection
20 F 52 Both DM   Kp N/A CF IVI UTI
21 M 80 Right DM PsA PsA N/A Enucleation Enucleation  
22 M 66 Left DM, cirrhosis, active HCC   negative NPL NPL IVI  
23 M 46 Right DM   negative NPL NPL IVI  
24 F 78 Right nil   negative NPL Enucleation Enucleation  
25 F 49 Right DM ORSA Staphylococcus epidermidis
Pseudomonas fluorescens
6/21 CF IVI  
  1. DM diabetes mellitus, HCC hepatocellular carcinoma, ORSA oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, OSSA oxacillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus, CoNS coagulase negative Staphylococcus, PsA Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Kp Klebsiella pneumoniae, IVI intra-vitreous injection, TPPV trans pars plana vitrectomy, TCC tunneled cuffed catheter, AVG arterio-venous graft, PAOD peripheral arterial occlusive disease, UTI urinary tract infection, CF count fingers, HM hand movement, PL perception of light, NPL no perception of light, N/A not assessable because of impaired consciousness, − missing data
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