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Table 2 Culture positivity depending on the sample harvesting method and the type of samples

From: Clinical features of infectious endophthalmitis in South Korea: a five-year multicenter study

  No. of samples No. of culture positive samples Culture positivity (%)
Vitreous during PPV1 116 58 50.0
Aqueous humor 86 34 39.5
Vitreous during IVAI2 24 9 37.5
Blood culture 11 5 45.5
Others 9 5 55.6
  1. 1Pars plana vitrectomy.
  2. 2Intravitreal antibiotics injection.
  3. Culture positivity of cases was 59.20% (103/174 cases).