Bacterial Contamination of Needles Used for Intravitreal Injections: Comparison between 27-gauge and 30-gauge Needles


Tufan H. A. , Vural A. , Gencer B. , Kara S. , ARIKAN S. , YUKSEL E.

OCULAR IMMUNOLOGY AND INFLAMMATION, vol.21, no.5, pp.366-370, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/09273948.2013.801988
  • Title of Journal : OCULAR IMMUNOLOGY AND INFLAMMATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.366-370

Abstract

Purpose: To compare the contamination rate between 27-gauge and 30-guage needles used for intravitreal injection (IVT).