Staphylococcal conjunctivitis is associated with –

Staphylococcal conjunctivitis is associated with –

a) Corneal margin infiltration
b) Phlyctenular conjunctivitis
c) Vernal conjunctivitis
d) Hordeolum
e) Follicular conjunctivitis


  • Staphylococcus causes acute mucopurulent conjunctivitis. Marginal corneal infiltration (marginal corneal ulcer) may be a complication of it.

In phlyctennular conjunctivitis, usually there is associated mucopurulent conjunctivitis due to secondary bacterial infection". —Basics of ophthalmology

  • Vernal and follicular conjunctivitis have different etiologies and are not related to staphylococcus.
  • Hordeolum is most commonly caused by staphylococcus but it has not been mentioned as being relate to staphylococcal conjunctivitis.
  • Conjunctivitis caused by staphylococcus are acute mucopurulent, acute purulent, membranous / Pseudomembranous, angular (rarely), ophthalmia neonatorum, chronic catarrhal conjunctivitis.