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Table 2 Microbiological spectrum

From: Comparison of clinico-microbiological profile and treatment outcome of in-house and referred post cataract surgery endophthalmitis in a tertiary care center in South India

Isolate Number
Group A In-house (N = 50) Group B Referred (N = 50)
Gram positive (n = 31 in A, n = 19 in B, P = 0.027a) Staphylococcus Coagulase negative Staphylococcus 5 9
Staphylococcus epidermidis 7 2
Staphylococcus aureus 5 0
Total 17 11
Streptococcus Streptococcus pneumoniae 9 2
Streptococcus species 2 1
Total 11 3
Others Bacillus species 3 1
Corynebacterium species 0 2
Nocardia species 0 2
Total 3 5
Gram negative (n = 12 in A, n = 26 in B, P = 0.007a) Pseudomonas Pseudomonas aeruginosa 8 11
Pseudomonas species 0 5
Total 8 16
Others Enterobacteriaceae 4 4
Other Gram negative bacteria 0 6
Total 4 10
Others Fungi Fungi 4 4
Mixed infections Multiple bacteria 1 1
Bacterium + Fungus 2 0
Total 3 1
  1. aStatistically significant