Herpes simplex virus-induced ocular diseases: Detrimental interaction between virus and host
Current Immunology Reviews , Volume 7 - Issue 3 p. 310- 327
Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) is a common cause of ocular diseases, affecting all parts of the visual axis. HSV-1 keratitis and uveitis represent two prevalent ocular diseases. The outcome of these potentially sightthreatening conditions depends on prompt diagnosis and treatment in order to counteract the detrimental intra-ocular virus-host interaction. This review recapitulates current insights on the diagnosis, pathogenesis, and treatment of HSV-1 keratitis and uveitis in patients and in the respective mouse models.
|Clinical symptoms, Diagnosis, Epidemiology, Herpes simplex virus, Keratitis, Pathogenesis, Treatment, Uveitis|
|Current Immunology Reviews|
|Organisation||Department of Virology|
Verjans, G.M.G.M, & Heiligenhaus, A. (2011). Herpes simplex virus-induced ocular diseases: Detrimental interaction between virus and host. Current Immunology Reviews (Vol. 7, pp. 310–327). doi:10.2174/157339511796196557