Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus spp
- Fusidic acid would be the preferred treatment in pregnancy.
- Fusidic acid has less Gram-negative activity.
Topical Chloramphenicol 0.5% eye drops 6 hourly
If significant surface discomfort, consider chloramphenicol 1% eye ointment 8 hourly instead.
Topical fusidic acid 1% viscous eye drops 12 hourly for 7 days or until symptom free for 48 hours.