Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology

, Volume 52, Issue 6, pp 508–510 | Cite as

Early-onset endophthalmitis caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis after 25-gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy

  • Kayako Matsuyama
  • Kaoru Kunitomi
  • Makoto Taomoto
  • Tetsuya Nishimura
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Key Words

methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis postoperative endophthalmitis 25-gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kayako Matsuyama
    • 1
  • Kaoru Kunitomi
    • 1
  • Makoto Taomoto
    • 2
  • Tetsuya Nishimura
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyKansai Medical University Takii HospitalMoriguchi, OsakaJapan
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologyKansai Medical University Hirakata HospitalHirakata, OsakaJapan

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