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June 1978

Torulopsis glabrata Endophthalmitis After Keratoplasty With an Organ-Cultured Cornea

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1978;96(6):1019-1022. doi:10.1001/archopht.1978.03910050543010

• Fungal endophthalmitis developed in an elderly woman following penetrating keratoplasty with an organ-cultured cornea. An unsuccessful search was made for the source of the infection. Modification in our sterility checks prior to surgery were made in hopes of preventing future infections.