Keratitis with endophthalmitis of the right eye occurred in a 78-year-female following a complicated cataract surgery. Prompt intravitreal vancomycin and ceftazidime with topical fortified tobramycin and cefazolin treatments were started. The corneal, aqueous and vitreous cultures grew a complex (Bcc) strain on the fourth day. Restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of the amplicon revealed genomovar I. The organism was found to be susceptible to ceftazidime, ciprofloxacin and ofloxacin. Topical ciprofloxacin was given immediately. At day 10, the pain relieved and the clinical condition of the patient improved with resolution of the purulent discharge, severe circumcorneal congestion and chemosis. The size of the corneal abscess and anterior chamber exudation decreased. The Bcc should be included among the bacterial species that may cause keratitis following intraocular surgeries.


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