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Acute conjunctivitis: Laboratory results, 2017

Acute conjunctivitis: Laboratory results, 2017

   Months Bacteria Viruses
No. of specimens* No. positive No. of specimens* No. positive
Staphylococcus aureus Haemophilus influenzae Others Total Adenovirus Coxsackie A virus type 24v Others Total
Jan - Mar 58 0 0 1 1 26 0 0 6 6
Apr - Jun 75 1 8 5 14 35 3 0 12 15
Jul - Sep 53 0 2 5 7 31 2 0 12 14
Oct - Dec 37 0 1 4 5 21 1 0 1 2
Total 223 1 11 15 27 113 6 0 31 37


Note :
*Specimens for testing were collected from 64 General Out-patient Clinics and some 50 doctors in private practice.