Retention of corneal epithelial cells following Goldmann tonometry: implications for CJD risk

R Lim, B Dhillon, K M Kurian, P A Aspinall, K Fernie, J W Ironside

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Abstract

To assess the adequacy of current decontamination methods for the Goldmann tonometer in the context of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)583-6
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume87
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2003

Keywords

  • Disinfection
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Equipment Contamination
  • Cell Count
  • Humans
  • Aged
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Syndrome
  • Tonometry, Ocular
  • Epithelium, Corneal
  • Epithelial Cells
  • Sodium Hypochlorite
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Glaucoma
  • Ophthalmic Solutions
  • Middle Aged
  • Equipment Reuse

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