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Table 6 Microbiological features of endophthalmitis in chronic dialysis patients

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

  Dialysis Control
  Endogenous (N = 25) Exogenous (N = 7) Endogenous (N = 31) Exogenous (N = 26)
  Blood only Vitreous only Blood + Vitreous Vitreous Blood only Vitreous only Blood + Vitreous Vitreous
Gram positive bacteria
ORSA 4 1   1 1    
OSSA 1     1 1   
CoNS   2 1    1   6
Staphylococcus epidermidis         1
Staphylococcous homonis         1
Streptococcus pneumoniae       2   
 Group B Streoptococcus      2    
 Streptococcus oralis         1
Enterococcus faecalis   1   1 1    3
Aerococcus       1   
Bacillus cerues 1        
Gram negative bacteria
Klebsiella pneumoniae   3     3 4  
Pseudomonas aeruginosa   1 2      2
Pseudomonas fluorescens   1       
Morganella morganii         1
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia     1     2
NFGNB     1     
Myroides odoratus         1
Ochrobacterium sp. 1        
Fungi
Acremonium   1       
Aureobasidium         1
Candida parasilosis       1   1
Fusarium         1
Pseudoallescheria boydii       1   
Scopulariosis         1
Trichosporon         1
  1. ORSA oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, OSSA oxacillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus, CoNS Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus, NFGNB non-fermenting gram negative bacilli
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