Adverse Occurrence type:
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence:
Laboratory finding of positive microbiologic culture of media samples taken during or at the end of the corneal storage - result received after cornea transplanted
Demonstration of imputability or root cause:
Event which may increase the risk of infection (keratitis, endophthalmitis) after corneal transplantation, even though the correletion between a positive microbiology and post-operative infection is poor. Follow up of recipient is advised.