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Table 1 Annual rate of acute postoperative endophthalmitis (APE) and sample positivity for the identification of etiological agents. Period: 2010–2019

From: Surveillance of post-cataract endophthalmitis at a tertiary referral center: a 10-year critical evaluation

Year APE cases Number of cataract surgeries Annual APE rate (%) Positive/ analyzed samples (%)
2010 3 3589 0.084 1/3 (33.3)
2011 7 4426 0.158 4/7 (57.1)
2012 7 4118 0.170 5/7 (71.4)
2013 5 5112 0.098 3/5 (60.0)
2014 4 5282 0.076 3/4 (75.0)
2015 2 4193 0.048 0/1 (0)
2016 9 3269 0.275 6/9 (66.7)
2017 5 3338 0.150 5/5 (100)
2018 1 3547 0.028 1/1 (100)
2019 8 3617 0.221 7/7 (100)
Total 51 40,491 0.126 35/49 (71.4)