Postoperative Endophthalmitis Workup

Updated: Jan 15, 2019
  • Author: Hemang K Pandya, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Laboratory Studies

Most clinicians obtain vitreous and aqueous samples for microbiologic identification of the offending organism. [13]


Imaging Studies

B-scan (ultrasound): Determine whether there is vitreous involvement of the inflammation. It is also important to note the presence of retinal and choroidal detachment, which is important in the management and prognosis. [12, 13, 23]