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Table 1 Bacteria cultured from conjunctival sac in 168 patients before cataract surgery

From: Positive bacterial culture in conjunctival sac before cataract surgery with night stay is related to diabetes mellitus

Classification Bacteria Number (%) of patients
Gram-positive cocci Staphylococcus species 75 (44.6%)
(Staphylococcus aureus) (6)
(MRSA) (1)
α-Streptococcus 4 (2.4%)
Streptococcus pneumoniae 2 (1.2%)
Enterococcus 5 (3.0%)
(Enterococcus faecalis) (1)
Gram-positive rods Corynebacterium species 71 (42.3%)
(Corynebacterium jeikeium) (1)
(Corynebacterium striatum) (1)
Bacillus 2 (1.2%)
Gram-negative cocci Neisseria 3 (1.8%)
Gram-negative rods Klebsiella ozaenae 2 (1.2%)
Morganella morganii 2 (1.2%)
Proteus vulgaris 2 (1.2%)
Total   168 (100%)
  1. MRSA methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus