The Investigation of HCV RNA in Tear Fluid and Aqueous Humor in Patients with Anti-HCV Antibody Positive Who Underwent Cataract Surgery


Atas M., Hashas A. S. K. , Demircan S., Sariguzel F. , Baskan B., Yuvaci I., ...More

OCULAR IMMUNOLOGY AND INFLAMMATION, vol.24, no.3, pp.297-301, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/09273948.2014.985386
  • Title of Journal : OCULAR IMMUNOLOGY AND INFLAMMATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.297-301
  • Keywords: Aqueous humor, hepatitis C, tear fluid, HEPATITIS-C VIRUS, OCULAR MANIFESTATIONS, RISK-FACTORS, FOLLOW-UP, TRANSMISSION, INFECTION, HIV

Abstract

Purpose: To obtain aqueous humor and tear fluid samples during cataract surgery of the hepatitis C virus (HCV)-antibody-positive patients in order to analyze them for HCV RNA and compare these measurements with serum HCV RNA levels.