Detection of Enterovirus 70 by Polymerase Chain Reaction in Acute Hemorrhagic Conjunctivitis

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Date: Aug. 1996
From: American Journal of Ophthalmology(Vol. 122, Issue 2)
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Document Type: Article
Length: 88 words

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To link to full-text access for this article, visit this link: Byline: Eiichi Uchio, Kenji Yamazaki, Koki Aoki, Shigeaki Ohno Abstract: We have developed and applied reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction for the detection of enterovirus 70 from conjunctival swabs of patients among the population of an acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis epidemic in Okinawa, Japan, in 1994. Author Affiliation: (1) Department of Ophthalmology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine (2) Division of Virology, Osaka Prefectural Institute of Public Health (3) Aoki Eye Clinic Article History: Accepted 15 March 1996

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