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Anu Manandhar
PURPOSE: To analyze the patterns of uveitis and scleritis at the tertiary referral center in Nepal. METHODS: A retrospective review of uveitis and scleritis cases at Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology in 2014. RESULTS: A total of 1113 uveitis, 73 scleritis, 35 sclerouveitis cases were reviewed. Anterior uveitis (590, 53%) was most common, followed by panuveitis (20%), intermediate uveitis (14%), then posterior uvietis (12.9%). The most common causes of anterior, pan, and posterior uveitis were herpetic disease (15...
May 18, 2016: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
H H Tessler, J O Oh
Systemic immunization with type 1 herpes simplex virus (HSV) protected rabbits from developing uveitis when they were challenged intravitreally with either purified type 1 or purufied type 2 HSV. But when an HSV preparation contaminated with a nonviral foreign antigen (fetal calf serum) was used for both systemic immunization and challenge, the immunization against HSV failed to exert a protective effect because the fetal calf serum had produced a nonviral immunologic reaction in the uveal tract. This clearly indicates the importance of preparing virus properly for use in experiments of this nature...
April 1975: Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. Journal Canadien D'ophtalmologie
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