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NEONATAL CONJUNCTIVITIS: CAUSES • Bacteria (N. gonorrhoeae, 2–4 days) • Bacteria (Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, 3–5 days) • Chlamydia (5–12 days) • Viruses (eg, herpes, from mother) Ocular Surface Disorders . /Img104 118 0 R 0000078994 00000 n The condition often resolves on its own without any treatment. /Img144 158 0 R /Img122 136 0 R >> /F2 199 0 R We conducted a study to determine the bacteria causing conjunctivitis … Candidate 2012 and Douglas Brink, Pharm.D., BCPP Introduction Conjunctivitis is a common ophthalmic disease that can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, social status, or race.1,2 Currently there are no reliable statistics regarding the prevalence or incidence of different types of conjunctivitis. 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Jasper, OD, FAAO Blair Lonsberry, MS, OD, MEd, FAAO Christine Sindt, OD, FAAO Original Release: March 1, 2018 Expiration: March 31, 2019 This continuing education activity is supported through an unrestricted educational grant from Shire. 0000001036 00000 n 0000052857 00000 n /Img111 125 0 R Mattering and adherence of the eyelids on waking, lack of itching, and absence of a history of conjunctivitis are the strongest factors associated with bacterial conjunctivitis. /Img152 166 0 R /Font << /Img50 64 0 R /Img96 110 0 R /Img123 137 0 R /Img88 102 0 R sode of conjunctivitis made a positive bacterial culture result less likely. /Img10 24 0 R /Img134 148 0 R /Img124 138 0 R !oj�W:_��xd�Z6�����$@��3`���P���4˶= 7n�U�$�m��U��} x-Í��V�$�a���� /Img127 141 0 R Drugs used to treat Conjunctivitis, Bacterial The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition. /Img129 143 0 R %PDF-1.5 /Img106 120 0 R /Img78 92 0 R /Img15 29 0 R /Img120 134 0 R /Img24 38 0 R In some areas insect vectors are involved. /Img60 74 0 R /Img138 152 0 R /Contents 4 0 R 37 Full PDFs related to this paper. 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Conjunctivitis ("Pink Eye") Fact Sheet Conjunctivitis is an infection of the eyes commonly known as "pink eye" It is most often caused by a virus but can also be caused by bacteria. 0000016615 00000 n endobj /Img37 51 0 R /Img9 23 0 R Viral culture may be appropriate in epidemic case clusters. /Img150 164 0 R Select drug class All drug classes ophthalmic anti-infectives (34) ophthalmic steroids with anti-infectives (23) lincomycin derivatives (2) /Img35 49 0 R /Img5 19 0 R /Img67 81 0 R Bacterial conjunctivitis. /Img36 50 0 R /Img148 162 0 R /Img91 105 0 R The following paper aims to review the evidence to discover the best treatments for acute infective conjunctivitis. /Img77 91 0 R They were randomly assigned to a 7-day treat-ment with eye drops using either fucidic acid (1.0%) (FucithalmicA) applied twice per day, or chloramphenicol (0.5%) (MinimsA Chloramphenicol) applied six times per day. /Img1 15 0 R Bacterial conjunctivitis was present in about one third (32.47% to 36.04%) of the patients with acute infective conjunctivitis, and it was more common in children. 0000080459 00000 n /Img146 160 0 R /Img142 156 0 R /Img32 46 0 R 0000014711 00000 n /F3 202 0 R /Img52 66 0 R /Img89 103 0 R /Img49 63 0 R /Img27 41 0 R 0000034939 00000 n /Img85 99 0 R READ PAPER. /Img159 173 0 R g`@ V6�8ǃg��1` &����q���_�"O\~��A0 *:������@&. 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NEONATAL CONJUNCTIVITIS: CAUSES • Bacteria (N. gonorrhoeae, 2–4 days) • Bacteria (Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, 3–5 days) • Chlamydia (5–12 days) • Viruses (eg, herpes, from mother) Ocular Surface Disorders . /Img104 118 0 R 0000078994 00000 n The condition often resolves on its own without any treatment. /Img144 158 0 R /Img122 136 0 R >> /F2 199 0 R We conducted a study to determine the bacteria causing conjunctivitis … Candidate 2012 and Douglas Brink, Pharm.D., BCPP Introduction Conjunctivitis is a common ophthalmic disease that can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, social status, or race.1,2 Currently there are no reliable statistics regarding the prevalence or incidence of different types of conjunctivitis. 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Conjunctivitis ("Pink Eye") Fact Sheet Conjunctivitis is an infection of the eyes commonly known as "pink eye" It is most often caused by a virus but can also be caused by bacteria. 0000016615 00000 n endobj /Img37 51 0 R /Img9 23 0 R Viral culture may be appropriate in epidemic case clusters. /Img150 164 0 R Select drug class All drug classes ophthalmic anti-infectives (34) ophthalmic steroids with anti-infectives (23) lincomycin derivatives (2) /Img35 49 0 R /Img5 19 0 R /Img67 81 0 R Bacterial conjunctivitis. /Img36 50 0 R /Img148 162 0 R /Img91 105 0 R The following paper aims to review the evidence to discover the best treatments for acute infective conjunctivitis. /Img77 91 0 R They were randomly assigned to a 7-day treat-ment with eye drops using either fucidic acid (1.0%) (FucithalmicA) applied twice per day, or chloramphenicol (0.5%) (MinimsA Chloramphenicol) applied six times per day. /Img1 15 0 R Bacterial conjunctivitis was present in about one third (32.47% to 36.04%) of the patients with acute infective conjunctivitis, and it was more common in children. 0000080459 00000 n /Img146 160 0 R /Img142 156 0 R /Img32 46 0 R 0000014711 00000 n /F3 202 0 R /Img52 66 0 R /Img89 103 0 R /Img49 63 0 R /Img27 41 0 R 0000034939 00000 n /Img85 99 0 R READ PAPER. /Img159 173 0 R g`@ V6�8ǃg��1` &����q���_�"O\~��A0 *:������@&. 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