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SAME is different: a case report and literature review of Staphylococcus aureus metastatic endophthalmitis.
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PMID:  19668027     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present a case of methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus metastatic endophthalmitis (SAME) that developed from a bacteremia. We compare this to a literature review of similar cases and report unique characteristics of SAME. We discuss important considerations in the work-up and treatment of endogenous endophthalmitis.
Neil A Nixdorff; Johnny Tang; Ronda Mourad; Marion J Skalweit
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Southern medical journal     Volume:  102     ISSN:  1541-8243     ISO Abbreviation:  South. Med. J.     Publication Date:  2009 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-09-09     Completed Date:  2009-09-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404522     Medline TA:  South Med J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  952-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Bacteremia / microbiology*
Diabetic Foot / microbiology*
Endophthalmitis / microbiology*
Staphylococcal Infections / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Staphylococcus aureus / drug effects,  isolation & purification
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