Ann Med Surg (Lond) 2017 Dec 13;24:25-30. Epub 2017 Oct 13.
Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medical Sciences, Health Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia.
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Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 May 8;45(4):357-365. Epub 2017 Feb 8.
Ophthalmology Department, Greenlane Clinical Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
Background: To describe the clinical spectrum of presumed tuberculous (TB) uveitis in a developed, non-endemic country of high immigrant population.
Design: Retrospective review of a consecutive case series.
Participants: All 39 patients diagnosed with presumed TB uveitis at the tertiary uveitis service in Auckland from 2007 to 2014. Read More
Int Ophthalmol 2012 Jun 15;32(3):217-23. Epub 2012 Apr 15.
Medical and Vision Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, 18, College Road, Chennai, 600 009, India.
The tuberculin skin test, used to detect latent systemic tuberculosis (TB), has its limitations. The utility of interferon-gamma assays, found useful in the diagnosis of latent TB, is still unestablished in tubercular uveitis. We present the results of QuantiFERON(®)-TB Gold (QFT-G) test and its relevance in the diagnosis and management of suspected tubercular uveitis in India. Read More
J Clin Diagn Res 2016 Mar 1;10(3):NR01-3. Epub 2016 Mar 1.
Postgraduate Department of Medicine, VIMS Bellary, Karnataka, India .
Tuberculosis is very common disease in India. It is one of the most common causes of Granulomatous Uveitis in our Country even today. So the strongest suspicion in our mind when we are treating a case of Uveitis, should be TB. Read More
Int J Infect Dis 2013 Nov 22;17(11):e993-9. Epub 2013 May 22.
Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands. Electronic address:
Objective: To determine factors associated with the diagnosis of tuberculous uveitis and the response to anti-tuberculous treatment (ATT).
Methods: A retrospective case study was performed at the University Medical Centre Utrecht between October 2007 and December 2009. Patients with possible tuberculous uveitis (TBU) were selected from all patients with an unexplained uveitis. Read More