TITLE

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 DNA in Human Corneas: What Are the Virological and Clinical Implications?

AUTHOR(S)
Hill, James M.; Clement, Christian
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Infectious Diseases;7/1/2009, Vol. 200 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article presents the authors' perspective on a study about the prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) DNA in human cornea tissues, published within the issue. They contend that the study provides additional knowledge about (HSV-1) DNA and offers important clinical information about consequences of HSV-1 DNA in the cornea. They also note that the study's result contributes to the understanding about herpetic keratitis (HK) and penetrating keratoplasty (PKP).
ACCESSION #
43008367

 

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