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The conjunctiva of the adult Sprague-Dawley rat was studied by light microscopy of 3 micron glycol methacrylate sections of whole eyes with lids and by electron microscopy of conjunctiva from the lower fornix. Rat conjunctiva is unique among species studied. All the superficial epithelial cells are squamous cells rather than polyhedral or columnar cells.(More)
The spread of herpes simplex virus (HSV) was studied in the mouse central nervous system (CNS) after ocular inoculation. Sites of active viral replication in the CNS were identified by autoradiographic localization of neuronal uptake of tritiated thymidine. Labeled neurons were first noted in the CNS at 4 days postinoculation in the Edinger-Westphal(More)
PURPOSE These studies were undertaken to establish an animal model for use in studies of ocular toxoplasmosis. An animal model is needed to examine the development, progression, and resolution of ocular Toxoplasma infections and to study the effects on the disease of currently used and experimental therapies. METHODS Cysts of the ME 49 strain of(More)
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