Identification of a herpes simplex virus-induced dendrite in an eye-bank donor cornea.


PURPOSE To demonstrate the presence of an active herpetic dendrite in an eye-bank cornea. METHODS CASE REPORT One eye-bank cornea was studied. Viral cultures and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing were performed 4 days after tissue preservation. The presence or absence of herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 1 was investigated. RESULTS The presence… (More)