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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 119-120

Serratia marcescens conjunctivitis due to nasolacrimal duct obstruction


Department of Microbiology, Regional Institute of Ophthalmology; Department of Microbiology, Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

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Anna Cherian
Department of Microbiology, Regional Institute of Ophthalmology; Department of Microbiology, Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-1282.171896

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A case of a 3-month-old child with conjunctivitis subsequent to nasolacrimal duct (NLD) obstruction is reported. Serratia marcescens (S. marcescens) was cultured from the discharge from the left eye; the child was treated and cured effectively with appropriate antibiotics.


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