Cornea 2022 Mar 31. Epub 2022 Mar 31.
Department of Ophthalmology, Foster Center for Ocular Immunology, Duke Eye Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC.
Purpose: The aim of this study was to identify characteristics of infectious keratitis predictive of poor outcome to develop a web-based predictive calculator.
Method: A retrospective chart review was performed at the Duke Eye Center. Two hundred fifteen adult patients with culture-proven infectious keratitis presenting between January 1, 2016, and December 31, 2020, were separated into a derivation set (136 patients, 53 positives; 83 controls) and a temporal validation set (79 patients, 26 positives; 53 controls). Read More