Bacillus licheniformis corneal ulcer

Khalid F. Tabbara, Nabil Tarabay

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A 46-year-old woman developed a corneal ulcer after an injury to the right eye. Cultures were positive for Bacillus licheniformis. Although resistant to some antibiotics, the corneal ulcer resolved after treatment with topical, subconjunctival, and intramuscular gentamicin sulfate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)717-719
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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