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ALLMedicine™ Acute Conjunctivitis Center

Research & Reviews  72 results

Acute conjunctivitis in children: a sticky issue itching for some answers.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaapos.2022.04.001
Journal of AAPOS : the Official Publication of the Americ... Fredrick D

Apr 18th, 2022 - Acute conjunctivitis in children: a sticky issue itching for some answers.|2022|Fredrick D,|

Topical pharmacologic interventions versus placebo for epidemic keratoconjunctivitis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8892837
The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews; Liu SH, Hawkins BS et. al.

Mar 4th, 2022 - Viruses cause about 80% of all cases of acute conjunctivitis. Human adenoviruses are believed to account for 65% to 90% of cases of viral conjunctivitis, or 20% to 75% of all causes of infectious keratoconjunctivitis worldwide. Epidemic keratoconj...

Deep sequencing analysis of acute conjunctivitis in Burkina Faso, Africa.
https://doi.org/10.1093/inthealth/ihac001
International Health; Bountogo M, Sié A et. al.

Jan 26th, 2022 - Seasonal and epidemic conjunctivitis (pink eye) infections are highly contagious and impose a significant economic burden worldwide. Long-term visual impairment can occur. This study used metagenomic deep sequencing to evaluate pathogens causing a...

Diagnostic accuracy of clinical signs, symptoms and point-of-care testing for early ade...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9081290
Clinical & Experimental Optometry; Shorter ES, Whiteside MM et. al.

Nov 10th, 2021 - This study identifies key signs and symptoms of acute conjunctivitis, that when combined with a point-of-care test, can improve clinician accuracy of diagnosing adenoviral conjunctivitis. Adenoviral conjunctivitis is a common ocular infection with...

Cost Savings From a Policy to Diagnose and Prevent Transmission of Adenoviral Conjuncti...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8017479
JAMA Ophthalmology; Kuo IC, Gower EW

Apr 2nd, 2021 - Adenoviral conjunctivitis is highly contagious, can be associated with systemic infections, and can cause chronic visual impairment. It accounts for a large proportion of acute conjunctivitis. Outbreaks of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) are c...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  6 results

Clinical Feature and Treatment of Microsporidial Keratoconjunctivitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03555409

Jun 15th, 2018 - Microsporidia comprise a diverse group of obligate spore-forming intracellular eukaryotic pathogens first described in immunocompromised patients. Many species of microsporidia are found in aquatic environments, and they are considered as waterbor...

ADenoVirus Initiative Study in Epidemiology in Italy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03055065

Feb 16th, 2017 - Epidemiological, prospective, open, multicentric trial in patients suffering from acute conjunctivitis who will undergo a rapid diagnostic test for adenoviral conjunctivitis at the time of their visit to the ophthalmologist office, at the emergenc...

ADenoVirus Initiative Study in Epidemiology in Germany
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02054273

Jan 11th, 2017 - Epidemiological, prospective, open, multicentric trial in patients suffering from acute conjunctivitis who will undergo a rapid diagnostic test for adenoviral conjunctivitis at the time of their visit to the ophthalmologist office, at the emergenc...

ADenoVirus Initiative Study in Epidemiology in Spain
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02254330

Jan 10th, 2017 - Epidemiological, prospective, open, multicentric trial in patients suffering from acute conjunctivitis who will undergo a rapid diagnostic test for adenoviral conjunctivitis at the time of their visit to the ophthalmologist office, at the emergenc...

ADenoVirus Initiative Study in Epidemiology in UK
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02112773

Oct 20th, 2015 - Epidemiological, prospective, open, multicentric trial in patients suffering from acute conjunctivitis who will undergo a rapid diagnostic test for adenoviral conjunctivitis at the time of their visit to the ophthalmologist office, at the emergenc...

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News  9 results

Anticipating the Long-term Ocular Effects of COVID-19
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/935843

Aug 21st, 2020 - Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Although it may feel as if COVID-19 has been in our lives for much longer, the first cases appeared in Wuhan, China, only at the very end of December. As such, i...

The powerful virus inflammatory response
https://www.mdedge.com/chestphysician/article/189513/infectious-diseases/powerful-virus-inflammatory-response
Michael E. Pichichero, MD

Nov 26th, 2018 - Inflammation is a double-edged sword. Controlled and modest proinflammatory responses can enhance host immunity against viruses and decrease bacterial colonization and infection, whereas excessive uncontrolled proinflammatory responses may increas.

Dexamethasone/Povidone-Iodine Effective for Conjunctivitis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/886934

Oct 11th, 2017 - CHICAGO — Dexamethasone/povidone-iodine ophthalmic suspension (SHP640) effectively treated viral conjunctivitis in a randomized controlled phase 2 trial, researchers reported at Academy 2017, the American Academy of Optometry (AAOpt) Annual Confer...

Antibiotics for Viral Conjunctivitis: It's Still Happening
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/885814

Sep 20th, 2017 - Antibiotic Prescription Fills for Acute Conjunctivitis Among Enrollees in a Large United States Managed Care Network Shekhawat NS, Shtein RM, Blachley TS, Stein JD Ophthalmology. 2017;124:1099-1107 The Misuse of Antibiotics in Acute Conjunctivitis...

Antibiotics for Viral Conjunctivitis: It's Still Happening
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/885814

Sep 20th, 2017 - Antibiotic Prescription Fills for Acute Conjunctivitis Among Enrollees in a Large United States Managed Care Network Shekhawat NS, Shtein RM, Blachley TS, Stein JD Ophthalmology. 2017;124:1099-1107 The Misuse of Antibiotics in Acute Conjunctivitis...

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