Publications by authors named "Soraya A Horowitz"

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Leuconostoc as a Cause of Endophthalmitis Post-intravitreal Injection of Ranibizumab.

Ocul Immunol Inflamm 2016 21;24(1):118-9. Epub 2014 Apr 21.

b Department of Ophthalmology School of Medicine - Universidade Federal Fluminense , Niteroi , Brazil.

Purpose: The authors report a case of endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection of ranibizumab.

Methods: After searching for extensive laboratory tests to isolate the etiologic agent Results: The agent was determined as Leuconostoc mesenteroides, gram-positive cocci, vancomycin resistant.

Discussion: Considerations regarding this bacterium were done by calling attention to its rarity, difficulty of isolation, and action on secondary comorbidities as opportunistic pathogen.
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/09273948.2014.898073DOI Listing
November 2016