October 1986
Volume 27, Issue 10
Free
Articles  |   October 1986
Vitreous glucose in bacterial and sterile endophthalmitis.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science October 1986, Vol.27, 1541-1543. doi:
  • Views
  • PDF
  • Share
  • Tools
    • Alerts
      ×
      This feature is available to authenticated users only.
      Sign In or Create an Account ×
    • Get Citation

      B R Garretson, T A Deutsch, J T Ernest, J J Vernot; Vitreous glucose in bacterial and sterile endophthalmitis.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1986;27(10):1541-1543.

      Download citation file:


      © ARVO (1962-2015); The Authors (2016-present)

      ×
  • Supplements
Abstract

Bacterial or sterile endophthalmitis was induced in rabbits. The vitreous glucose levels were then assayed. Severe intraocular inflammation, whether bacterial or sterile, resulted in marked lowering of vitreous glucose as compared to control levels. Moderate or mild inflammation failed to reduce the vitreous glucose. These data suggest that determination of vitreous glucose is not of value in the differentiation of bacterial from sterile endophthalmitis.

×
×

This PDF is available to Subscribers Only

Sign in or purchase a subscription to access this content. ×

You must be signed into an individual account to use this feature.

×