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To evaluate the laboratory results and prognostic factors of poor clinical outcomes in microbial keratitis cases over 15 years at Saint Louis University.
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Name: American journal of ophthalmology
The aim of this study was to describe the prevalence of AK among microbial keratitis as well as their clinical features and to compare their risk factors to those of other infectious keratitis, over t...
Microbial keratitis (MK) is a major cause of corneal blindness worldwide. Variations in season and temperature can affect MK incidence due to specific causative organisms; however, few studies have ex...
The purpose of this review is to discuss the options for, and recent developments in, the surgical treatment of herpes keratitis. Although the mainstay of treatment of herpetic keratitis is topical or...
Nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO) is believed to be a risk factor for microbial keratitis (MK). The primary objective of this study was to look at microbiological concordance between corneal scrapi...
To study the clinical and microbiological profile of microbial keratitis in Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS).
The purpose of this study is to identify the predisposing factors, epidemiological features and clinical and microbiological diagnosis of infectious keratitis in two public referral center...
To determine the impact of the treatment of hypertension on the epidemiological analyses of blood pressure from observational studies.
Acanthamoebic keratitis is an important corneal disease which may cause severe complication. The difficulty in diagnosis, the difficulty in treatment, and the long treatment process are fa...
Diagnosis of patients with microsporiosis relies on pathological findings as well as laboratory detection of the causative organism. The conventional laboratory diagnosis of microsporiosis...
In order to develop an innovative device to study infectious keratitis, we need to illuminate the cornea of patients suffering from an infectious keratitis with red or near-infrared light....
Test results which deviate substantially from normal ranges of REFERENCE VALUES or other qualitative results. They trigger CLINICAL LABORATORY SERVICES to place a special alert to ensure PATIENT SAFETY.
Assessments aimed at determining agreement in diagnostic test results among laboratories. Identical survey samples are distributed to participating laboratories, with results stratified according to testing methodologies.
A superficial, epithelial Herpesvirus hominis infection of the cornea, characterized by the presence of small vesicles which may break down and coalesce to form dendritic ulcers (KERATITIS, DENDRITIC). (Dictionary of Visual Science, 3d ed)
New blood vessels originating from the corneal veins and extending from the limbus into the adjacent CORNEAL STROMA. Neovascularization in the superficial and/or deep corneal stroma is a sequel to numerous inflammatory diseases of the ocular anterior segment, such as TRACHOMA, viral interstitial KERATITIS, microbial KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS, and the immune response elicited by CORNEAL TRANSPLANTATION.
A form of herpetic keratitis characterized by the formation of small vesicles which break down and coalesce to form recurring dendritic ulcers, characteristically irregular, linear, branching, and ending in knoblike extremities. (Dictionary of Visual Science, 3d ed)