Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Common Eye Infections

Edited by Imtiaz Chaudhry

Houston Methodist

Since ocular infections are one of the most frequent occurrences in ophthalmology, the treatment for these infections must be fast, precise and effective. In order to address this goal, it is important to identify and characterize the culprit microorganisms involved in the pathogenesis of ocular infections. Clinical diagnosis of ocular infections can be confirmed by several techniques based on microbiological test of ocular samples. Some of these techniques include classic microbiological testing in which it is necessary to isolate microorganisms to characterize them by biochemical analysis which require significant resources and timing.

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Common Eye InfectionsEdited by Imtiaz Chaudhry

Published: May 8th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/45964

ISBN: 978-953-51-0926-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7143-0

Copyright year: 2013

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34045 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

12 Dimensions Citations


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1. Diagnostics Methods in Ocular Infections−From Microorganism Culture to Molecular Methods

By Victor Manuel Bautista-de Lucio, Mariana Ortiz-Casas, Luis Antonio Bautista-Hernández, Nadia Luz López-Espinosa, Carolina Gaona- Juárez, Ángel Gustavo Salas-Lais, Dulce Aurora Frausto-del Río and Herlinda Mejía-López


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2. Infective Conjunctivitis – Its Pathogenesis, Management and Complications

By Adnaan Haq, Haseebullah Wardak and Narbeh Kraskian


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3. Treatments in Infectious and Allergic Conjunctivitis: Is Immunomodulation the Future?

By Concepcion Santacruz, Sonia Mayra Perez-Tapia, Angel Nava- Castañeda, Sergio Estrada-Parra and Maria C. Jimenez-Martinez


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4. Laboratory in the Diagnosis of Bacterial and Fungal Keratitis

By Virginia Vanzzini Zago and Ana Lilia Perez-Balbuena


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5. Bacterial Keratitis Infection: A Battle Between Virulence Factors and the Immune Response

By Atzin Robles-Contreras, Hector Javier Perez-Cano, Alejandro Babayan-Sosa and Oscar Baca-Lozada


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6. Preseptal Cellulitis

By Monika Fida, Kocinaj Allma, Abazi Flora and Arjeta Grezda


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7. Diagnosis and Management of Orbital Cellulitis

By Imtiaz A. Chaudhry, Waleed Al-Rashed, Osama Al-Sheikh and Yonca O. Arat


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8. Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Keratitis

By Ana Lilia Pérez-Balbuena, David Arturo Ancona-Lezama, Lorena Gutiérrez-Sánchez and Virginia Vanzzini-Zago


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9. Endophthalmitis: Experience from a Tertiary Eye Care Center

By Imtiaz A. Chaudhry, Hassan Al-Dhibi, Waleed Al-Rashed, Hani S. Al- Mezaine, Yonca O. Arat and Wael Abdelghani


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10. Eye Infection Complications in Rheumatic Diseases

By Brygida Kwiatkowska and Maria Maślińska


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11. Trachoma and Inclusion Conjunctivitis

By Udo Ubani


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