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May 1974

Proteus Endophthalmitis

Author Affiliations

San Francisco
From the Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology and the Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1974;91(5):419-420. doi:10.1001/archopht.1974.03900060431018

In a case of Proteus mirabilis endophthalmitis, early therapy with ampicillin sodium and gentamicin sulfate not only saved the infected eye but resulted in a final corrected visual acuity of 20/20.