Confocal microscopy of Aspergillus fumigatus keratitis.

@article{Avunduk2003ConfocalMO,
  title={Confocal microscopy of Aspergillus fumigatus keratitis.},
  author={Avni Murat Avunduk and Roger W. Beuerman and Emily D. Varnell and Herbert E. Kaufman},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2003},
  volume={87 4},
  pages={409-10}
}
AIM To use a confocal microscope to characterise the treated and untreated courses of fungal keratitis. METHODS In the first experiment, Aspergillus fumigatus stromal keratitis was produced in both eyes of seven New Zealand white rabbits. In the second experiment, keratitis was induced in right eyes of 20 rabbits. Group 1 rabbits were treated with topical fluconazole, group 2 rabbits received oral fluconazole, and group 3 rabbits were used as controls. The rabbits were examined with a slit… CONTINUE READING

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