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J Infect. 1989 Jan;18(1):29-34.

Severe group B streptococcal eye infections in adults.

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  • 1Department of Ophthalmology and Bacteriology Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston.

Abstract

Group B beta-haemolytic streptococci have not been described as causing invasive eye infection in adults. Our observation of 10 such infections in nine patients indicates that persons with damaged ocular surfaces are especially vulnerable.

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