Incidence of Postoperative Nosocomial Endophthalmitis: Results of an Eight-Year Prospective Surveillance Programme in a University Hospital in France

J Hosp Infect. 2017 Aug;96(4):399-400. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2017.05.008. Epub 2017 May 18.

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Bacteria / classification
  • Bacteria / isolation & purification
  • Bacterial Infections / epidemiology
  • Bacterial Infections / prevention & control
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Endophthalmitis / epidemiology*
  • Endophthalmitis / microbiology
  • Endophthalmitis / prevention & control
  • Epidemiological Monitoring
  • Female
  • France / epidemiology
  • Hospitals, University
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infection Control / methods
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures / adverse effects*
  • Prospective Studies
  • Surgical Wound Infection / epidemiology*
  • Surgical Wound Infection / microbiology
  • Surgical Wound Infection / prevention & control
  • Tertiary Care Centers
  • Young Adult