Cornea 2017 Jan;36(1):92-97
*Hong Kong Eye Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China; †Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China; ‡Department of Ophthalmology, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China; Departments of §Ophthalmology; and ¶Pathology, Tseung Kwan O Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China; ‖Department of Pathology, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China; and **Department of Ophthalmology, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China.
: To characterize epidemiological data on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) ocular infections over a 10-year period in Hong Kong; to compare the characteristics between hospital-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (h-MRSA) and community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) ocular infections; and to review the treatment regimen and outcome of identified cases.Methods
: A retrospective case review of ocular samples testing positive for MRSA at a tertiary eye center from July 2005 to June 2015 was performed.Results
: Ninety nonduplicative samples from 75 patients with ocular MRSA infection were included during the study period. Read More