Fungal Endophthalmitis: Another Risk Associated With Intravenous Drug Use.

Title

Fungal Endophthalmitis: Another Risk Associated With Intravenous Drug Use.

Creator

Watkins Richard R

Publisher

Infectious Disease Alert

Date

2017
2017-10

Description

A retrospective cohort study found that endogenous fungal endophthalmitis is associated with intravenous drug use and frequently results in poor visual outcomes despite appropriate surgical and antifungal therapy.

Subject

Substance Abuse; Treatment Outcomes; Fungemia; Intravenous Drug Users; Visual Acuity; Antifungal Agents – Administration and Dosage; Communicable Diseases – Risk Factors; Endophthalmitis – Risk Factors; Endophthalmitis – Surgery; Eye Infections; Fungal – Risk Factors; Intravenous – Complications; Vision Disorders – Risk Factors

Rights

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Pages

8–9

Issue

1

Volume

37

Citation

Watkins Richard R, “Fungal Endophthalmitis: Another Risk Associated With Intravenous Drug Use.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed January 21, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5815.

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