June 1971
Volume 10, Issue 6
Articles  |   June 1971
Florenal in Treatment of Herpesvirus and Adenovirus Eye Diseases
Author Affiliations
    Virus Clinical Department, Moscow Helmholz Institute of Ophthalmology Moscow, U.S.S.R.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science June 1971, Vol.10, 408-414. doi:
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      Y. F. MAICHUK; Florenal in Treatment of Herpesvirus and Adenovirus Eye Diseases. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1971;10(6):408-414.

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Florenal, a new antiviral preparation, has shown inhibitory action on the cytopathic effect of herpesvirus in tissue culture. Florenal had a marked therapeutic effect in mice challenged intracerebrally with the herpesvirus. Clinical evaluation of herpetic keratitis, adenovirus conjunctivitis, and epidemic keratoconjunctivitis patients treated with Florenal ophthalmic ointment revealed a good therapeutic response.


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