is a rather common disease, which may affect many people and impose economic and social burdens.
Efficacy of topical antibiotic therapy in acute conjunctivitis
In addition to the diagnosis of acute conjunctivitis
, there are two other frequent causes of red eye.
A randomised controlled trial of management strategies for acute conjunctivitis
in general practice.
today announces its United States (US) launch of AdenoPlus , the first and only FDA-cleared, CLIA-waived, rapid point-of-care diagnostic test that aids in the differential diagnosis of acute conjunctivitis
The results of the 2005 study were that 86% of the chloramphenicol group were 'cured'--but so were 83% of the placebo group--with Dr Rose arguing that the "health economic argument against antibiotic prescription for acute conjunctivitis
BACKGROUND Acute conjunctivitis
(pinkeye) accounts for 1% to 4% of primary care office visits.
The trial studied patients with clinical signs and symptoms of acute conjunctivitis
who tested positive for adenoviral antigen by the RPS Adeno Detector([R]) (RPS).
with episcleritis and anterior uveitis linked to adiaspiromycosis and fresh-water sponges, Amazon region, Brazil, 2005.
The most common bacterial species associated with acute conjunctivitis
are Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus.