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Human adenovirus type identification

Authors Banik U, Adhikary AK

Received 25 August 2015

Accepted for publication 26 August 2015

Published 15 October 2015 Volume 2015:9 Pages 1929—1930

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/OPTH.S95105

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Scott Fraser


Urmila Banik,1 Arun Kumar Adhikary2

1Unit of Pathology, 2Unit of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, AIMST University, Bedong, Kedah, Malaysia

The published paper in your journal entitling “Human adenovirus type 8 epidemic keratoconjunctivitis with large corneal epithelial full-layer detachment: an endemic outbreak with uncommon manifestations” has come into our attention.1 The article provides interesting clinical presentation of corneal epithelial layer detachment among 25% (4 out of 16 human adenovirus [HAdV]-positive cases) of patients diagnosed with epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC).

View original paper by Lee and colleagues.


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