Microbiologic, Pharmacokinetic, and Clinical Effects of Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking on Experimentally Induced Pseudomonas Keratitis in Rabbits.

Cosar C. B. , Kucuk M., Celik E., Gonen T., Akyar I. , SERTESER M. , ...More

Cornea, vol.34, no.10, pp.1276-80, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/ico.0000000000000516
  • Title of Journal : Cornea
  • Page Numbers: pp.1276-80


Purpose: To determine the effects of corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) on the penetration of topical 0.5% moxifloxacin, on the number of colony-forming units (CFUs) in the cornea, and on the clinical course in a rabbit eye model of experimentally induced Pseudomonas aeruginosa keratitis.