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SCIENCE CHINA Life Sciences, Volume 59 , Issue 6 : 571-572(2016) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11427-016-5061-2

Characteristics of pathogenic microorganisms found in 99 cases of conjunctivitis from the Qinghai Tibetan area

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  • ReceivedApr 1, 2016
  • AcceptedApr 8, 2016

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Acknowledgment

Acknowledgements We sincerely appreciate the assistance and support for this study provided by the Qinghai Province People’s Government and the Department of Health, Xunhua County Government in Qinghai Province, as well as the Qinghai Province People’s Hospital.


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  • Table 1   Pathogenic microorganism detection rates in the conjunctivitis and control groups

    pathogen

    Jianshetang Primary School

    Central Primary School

    Total

    Conjunctivitis group (n=43)

    Control group (n=30)

    Conjunctivitis group (n=56)

    Control group (n=30)

    Conjunctivitis group (n=99)

    Control group (n=60)

    Cases

    Detection rate (%)

    Cases

    Detection rate (%)

    Cases

    Detection rate (%)

    Cases

    Detection rate (%)

    Cases

    Detection rate (%)

    Cases

    Detection rate (%)

    C. trachomatis

    8

    18.60

    0

    0

    18

    32.14

    0

    0

    26

    26.26

    0

    0

    H. influenzae

    7

    16.28

    0

    0

    12

    21.43

    2

    6.67

    19

    19.19

    2

    3.33

    S. pneumoniae

    9

    20.93

    0

    0

    1

    1.79

    0

    0

    10

    10.10

    0

    0

    M. catarrhalis

    5

    11.63

    0

    0

    4

    7.30

    3

    10.00

    9

    9.09

    3

    5.00

    S. aureus

    0

    0

    0

    0

    4

    7.14

    0

    0

    4

    4.04

    0

    0

    N. meningitidis

    1

    2.33

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    1

    1.01

    0

    0

    Adenovirus

    0

    0

    0

    0

    1

    1.79

    0

    0

    1

    1.01

    0

    0

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