Journal article

Combined coliform and anaerobic infection of the lacrimal sac.

David McKeag, Zahid Kamal, Alan A McNab, Harsha Sheorey

Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology | Published : 2002


A case is reported of combined coliform and anaerobic bacterial infection of the lacrimal sac, a condition of which there is only one other published case report. In addition, a literature review is presented of the bacteriology of acute dacryocystitis as it applies to this case. Recommendations for the microbiological investigation and management of acute dacryocystitis are made.