keratoconjunctivitis

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inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva

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Efficacy of hospital germicides against adenovirus 8, a common cause of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis in health care facilities.
Epidemic keratoconjunctivitis is a preventable disease and the message needs to get to the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
A prospective, masked clinical trial of trifluridine, dexamethasone, and artificial tears in the treatment of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis.
Evidence of molecular evolution driven by recombination events influencing tropism in a novel human adenovirus that causes epidemic keratoconjunctivitis.
The focal inflammation may also be a reaction to microorganisms and/or their metabolic products, eg, to bacterial toxins (see later), or in later stages of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) associated with adenoviral infections.
They include epidemic keratoconjunctivitis, resulting in loss of visual acuity due to corneal affection and hemorrhagic conjunctivitis caused by enterovirus.
On September 4, 2015, the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health (WVBPH) was notified by an urban ophthalmology practice of 13 patients with epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) diagnosed during the preceding 3 weeks.
and millions of people worldwide contract preventable eye infections particularly a serious viral infection called Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) at their local eye care clinic through inadequate or failed medical office sanitation.