Ophthalmia Neonatorum


F. Elferjani, I. M. Kashbur, B. N. Rao, M. A. Khan

Garyounis Medical Journal Vol.19. 1998-2002: 61-66


During a one-years’ bacteriological study of Ophthalmia Neonatorum from the “Great River Eye Hospital” in Benghazi, 22 cases were diagnosed. The bacteriological examination showed positive cultures only in 5 cases (staphylococcus aurous in 3 cases, and Streptococcus pneumonia in 2 cases).

Keywords: Ophthalmia Neonatorum