Indian J Pediatr 2017 Dec 14;84(12):945-952. Epub 2017 Jul 14.
Cornea & Refractive Services, Aravind Eye Hospital & PG Institute of Ophthalmology, 1, Anna Nagar, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, 625 020, India.
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Sex Transm Dis 1994 Jan-Feb;21(1):1-4
Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.
Background And Objectives: Chlamydia trachomatis can be directly transmitted by sexual or perinatal contact and indirectly transmitted by flies or fomites. Whether distinct epidemiologic forces among human populations or biologic characteristics of the organism are responsible for the different routes of transmission is uncertain.
Study Design: To determine if ophthalmia neonatorum and trachoma are linked epidemiologically, 38 infants with ophthalmia and 277 children with trachoma were studied for evidence of C. Read More
Drugs 1996 Oct;52(4):526-40
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
While most ocular infections are benign, others can be associated with devastating visual consequences. Most patients present with either ocular discharge, visual symptoms or a red or painful eye. The primary care physician is usually the first to evaluate these patients. Read More
Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol 2014 Jul-Sep;21(3):240-3
Department of Ophthalmology, University of South Florida Eye Institute, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA.
Context: Neonatal conjunctivitis is associated with poor prenatal care worldwide.
Purpose: Data on neonatal conjunctivitis is scarce in Malawi. This study describes risk factors associated with conjunctivitis in neonates born in a large tertiary care hospital in Blantyre, Malawi. Read More
BMC Ophthalmol 2014 Apr 15;14:50. Epub 2014 Apr 15.
Nigist Eleni Mohammed Memorial Hospital, Eye unit, P,O, Box 672, Hossana, Ethiopia.
Background: This study was aimed to determine the pattern of childhood eye disorders in patients attending outpatient eye department of a rural eye hospital in central Ethiopia.
Methods: A cross-sectional survey of ocular morbidity among children less than 15 years of age who presented at a rural eye hospital in central Ethiopia between August - October 2012 was conducted. Demographic data, visual acuity, source and type of injury, type of refractive errors and diagnosis were collected and analyzed using SPSS. Read More