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Canaliculitis caused by Enterobacter cloacae: report of a case.
  1. L C Chumbley

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    A 65-year-old man developed canaliculitis first of the left lower and later of the left upper lacrimal canaliculus. Mucoid material expressed from the upper canaliculus grew a pure culture of Enterobacter cloacae, the colonies of which had a stringy, tenacious, mucoid property consistent with the clinical findings. Treatment with topical chloramphenicol and oral ampicillin was followed by complete resolution.

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