Table 1

Microbiology of isolated pathogens

PaediatricAdult
Number of patients with isolated pathogens113
Source of isolate  
 Orbital aspirate9 
 Nasal aspirate1 
 Conjunctival swab12
 Anterior chamber tap 1
Type of isolate  
 Polymicrobial infection80
 Single organism33
Species of organism  
Streptococcus pneumonia4 
  Streptococcus Group A5 
  Streptococcus milleri11
Staphylococcus aureus 21
Haemophilus influenzae 7 
Clostridium perfringens 1