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Table 2 Distribution of microorganisms in positive vitreous samples from 35 eyes with acute postoperative endophthalmitis

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

Microorganism N %
Gram-positive 31 88.6
 Staphylococcus epidermidis 17 48.6
 Staphylococcus aureus 4 11.4
 Staphylococcus lugdunensis 2 5.7
 Staphylococcus haemolyticus 1 2.9
 Streptococcus pneumoniae 2 5.7
 Streptococcus viridans 3 8.6
 Enterococcus faecalis 1 2.9
 Unspecific gram-positive bacilli 1 2.9
Gram-negative 3 8.6
 Klebsiella oxytoca 1 2.9
 Enterobacter cloalae 1 2.9
 Bacillus sp. 1 2.9
Fungi 1 2.9
 Hormonema sp. 1 2.9
Total 35 100