Viral particles in the conjunctiva of a patient with the acquired immune deficiency syndrome.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Conjunctival biopsy from a 39-year-old man with the acquired immune deficiency syndrome revealed the presence of herpes virus particles by electron microscopy. The finding of herpes virus particles in the conjunctiva may be of prognostic significance in documenting the presence of systemic viral infection.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Teich, SA; Tay, S; Friedman, AH; Schmitterer, ME

Published Date

  • January 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 82 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 151 - 152

PubMed ID

  • 3026178

Pubmed Central ID

  • 3026178

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9343

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0002-9343(87)90395-0


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States