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November 1969

Mycobacterium fortuitum Infection of Corneal Graft

Author Affiliations

New York; Brooklyn, NY
From the departments of ophthalmology and microbiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine of the City University of New York, New York (Drs. Wunsh, Leopold, and Mr. Boyle), and the Mycotic Disease Research Laboratory, Veterans Administration Hospital, Brooklyn, NY (Dr. Littman).

Arch Ophthalmol. 1969;82(5):602-607. doi:10.1001/archopht.1969.00990020600006

A case of corneal infection with Mycobacterium fortuitum following keratoplasty is presented. The difficulties encountered in identifying the causative agent and managing the rapidly progressive corneal disease are emphasized.

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