Rapid diagnostic test for ocular adenovirus.

  title={Rapid diagnostic test for ocular adenovirus.},
  author={Lara A Wiley and Diane Springer and Regis Paul Kowalski and Robert C Arffa and M I Roat and Richard A. Thoft and Yitzchak J. Gordon},
  volume={95 4},
A new, direct, enzyme immunoassay test (Adenoclone, Cambridge BioScience, Hopkinton, MA) was evaluated for the rapid diagnosis of ocular adenovirus infections. In 36 culture-proven cases of adenovirus ocular infection, direct Adenoclone testing of conjunctival swabs was positive in 24 of 31 patients (77%) tested within 1 week of onset of symptoms, and in… CONTINUE READING