November 1978
Volume 17, Issue 11
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Septic choroiditis with serous detachment of the retina in dogs.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science November 1978, Vol.17, 1104-1109. doi:
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      S M Meyers, J P Wagnild, I H Wallow, R Klein, G de Venecia, J C Allen, E M Lapinski; Septic choroiditis with serous detachment of the retina in dogs.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1978;17(11):1104-1109.

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Abstract

The present study describes a model of multifocal septic choroiditis with serous retinal detachment after intracarotid injection of Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus faecalis. The fundus lesions occurred mainly in the tapetal area and, on ophthalmoscopic examination, were more extensive after S. aureus than after S. faecalis injection. On histopathologic examination there were microabscesses in the inner choroid and subretinal space, disrupting the outer retina but sparing the inner retina.

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