Acute conjunctivitis


Key articles

American Academy of Ophthalmology. Conjunctivitis preferred practice pattern. Ophthalmology. 2019 Jan;126(1):P94-169.Full text  Abstract

Sambursky R, Trattler W, Tauber S, et al. Sensitivity and specificity of the AdenoPlus test for diagnosing adenoviral conjunctivitis. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013 Jan;131(1):17-22. Abstract

Leibowitz HM. The red eye. N Engl J Med. 2000 Aug 3;343(5):345-51. Abstract

Sheikh A, Hurwitz B, van Schayck CP, et al. Antibiotics versus placebo for acute bacterial conjunctivitis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Sep 12;(9):CD001211.Full text  Abstract

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