Endophthalmitis Due to Corynebacterium Jeikeium: A Case Report 299-300
Dr Asima Banu
Department of Microbiology
Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital
Shivajinagar, Bangalore - 560001
Endophthalmitis is a grave complication of ocular trauma. We report here a case of acute post-traumatic endophthalmitis following a penetrating injury caused by an opportunistic organism, Corynebacterium jeikeium. The patient was treated with intra-vitreal antibiotics like ceftazidime and vancomycin to control the infection.