How herpes simplex virus type 1 rescinds corneal privilege.

@article{Lepisto2007HowHS,
  title={How herpes simplex virus type 1 rescinds corneal privilege.},
  author={Andrew J. Lepisto and Gregory M. Frank and Robert L Hendricks},
  journal={Chemical immunology and allergy},
  year={2007},
  volume={92},
  pages={203-12}
}
Properties of the cornea such as a lack of blood and lymphatic vessels, a lack of professional antigen-presenting cells, and exposure to immunosuppressive factors in the aqueous humor contribute to a relative state of immune privilege. Ironically, corneal damage and the accompanying visual morbidity following herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) infection… CONTINUE READING