Clinical and epidemiological features of acute follicular conjunctivitis with special reference to that caused by herpes simplex virus type 1.

@article{Uchio2000ClinicalAE,
  title={Clinical and epidemiological features of acute follicular conjunctivitis with special reference to that caused by herpes simplex virus type 1.},
  author={Eiichi Uchio and Shinobu Takeuchi and Norihiko Itoh and Noriko Matsuura and Shigeaki Ohno and Koki Aoki},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2000},
  volume={84 9},
  pages={968-72}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS It is reported by the national surveillance of ocular infectious diseases in Japan that 4.3% of cases of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) diagnosed clinically were caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV). Clinical and virological studies of patients with HSV conjunctivitis were carried out. METHODS The study population consisted of 478 patients with acute follicular conjunctivitis. Virological analysis was carried out for adenovirus (Ad) and HSV by the cell culture method and… CONTINUE READING
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