Adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis

Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J. 2007 Apr;7(1):15-23.


Acute epibulbar infections in humans are one of the most frequently diagnosed eye diseases. The majority of these are thought to be caused by the adenovirus. This review focuses on the features of the human adenovirus eye diseases, mode of transmission, signs and symptoms, available interventions, and preventive measures. It is concluded that infection control is still widely accepted to be the key to the management of human adenovirus infection in order to prevent the spread, individual suffering and economic damage.

Keywords: Adenovirus; Eye; Infection control; Keratoconjunctivitis.