Update on ocular tuberculosis.

  title={Update on ocular tuberculosis.},
  author={Steven Yeh and H. Nida Sen and Marcus H. Colyer and Michael J Zapor and Keith K Wroblewski},
  journal={Current opinion in ophthalmology},
  volume={23 6},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Despite recent downtrends, tuberculosis remains a worldwide public health concern. This review provides an update on recent demographic data, clinical and experimental data, and diagnostic modalities. RECENT FINDINGS Quantitative PCR showing mycobacterial load in intraocular fluids may have an emerging role in the diagnosis of ocular tuberculosis when used in combination with ophthalmic features of tuberculosis. Recent investigations in porcine models of ocular tuberculosis… CONTINUE READING
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