Investigation of an epidemic of acuxe haemorrhagic conjunctivitis in Pune, India.
An epidemic of acute haemorrhagic conjunctivitis (AHC) was reported from Pune in August-September, 1996.
Conjunctival swabs and scrapings were taken from acute patients attending the OPD of the Ophthalmology department of B. J. Medical College, Pune.
Conjunctival swabs were processed in human embryonic lung fibroblasts (HEL) cell line anti viral isolates were obtained which were identified as Enterovirus (EV) 70 prime strain using standard in-vitro neutralisation test.
Indirect intracellular immunofluorescence test also confirmed the identity of the virus involved in the epidemic.
Mots-clés Pascal : Conjonctivite hemorragique épidémique, Virose, Infection, Aigu, Epidémie, Exploration, Homme, Diagnostic, Inde, Asie, Oeil pathologie, Conjonctive pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemic hemorrhagic conjunctivitis, Viral disease, Infection, Acute, Epidemic, Exploration, Human, Diagnosis, India, Asia, Eye disease, Conjunctiva disease
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Cote : 99-0356799
Code Inist : 002B05C02B. Création : 14/12/1999.