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Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
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ISSN: 2155-9570

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DL Boase

DL Boase

United Kingdom

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  • Research Article
    Incidence of Infectious Corneal Ulcers, Portsmouth Study, UK
    Author(s): YW Ibrahim, DL Boase and IA CreeYW Ibrahim, DL Boase and IA Cree

    Aim: To identify the incidence of infectious keratitis in a population based in southern England.Methods: A retrospective review between January 1997 and December 2003 and a prospective study between January and December 2006 were undertaken at the eye casualty department of Queen Alexandra Hospital (QAH), Portsmouth, UK to identify the incidence of infectious keratitis.Results: QAH is a tertiary teaching hospital that serves Portsmouth and the catchment area of the county of Hampshire with an average population of 489,391 in the 7 year period of the retrospective study and 499100 in the one year prospective study. Infectious keratitis occurred in 1,786 patients in the retrospective study with an average of 255 patients per year and in 201 patients in the one year prospective study. The annual incidence of infectious kerat.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9570.S6-001

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