Table 2

Identification of bacteria isolated from corneal tissue of patients with suppurative keratitis

IndiaGhana
BacteriaNo%No%
Gram positive cocci
    Streptococcus spp11046.8820.0
    (Streptococcus pneumoniae)(62)(26.4)(6)(15.0)
    Staphylococcus aureus52.125.0
    Coagulase –ve staphylococci5824.725.0
    Micrococcus spp12.5
Gram positive bacilli
    Bacillus spp20.9
    Corynebacterium spp410.0
    Nocardia spp31.3
Gram negative bacilli
    Pseudomonas spp3514.92152.5
    (Pseudomonas aeruginosa)(33)(14.0)
    Acinetobacter spp114.7
    Enterobacter spp31.3
    Citrobacter spp10.4
    Aeromonas spp52.1
    Klebsiella spp20.9
Unidentified25.0
Totals23510040100