Friday, May 8, 2015
Research to Prevent Blindness-Backed Study Finds Ebola Virus Lives in Eye Long After Blood Clears
Crozier also shared his story with New York Times reporter Denise Grady. In the NYT article, he said the infection did not respond to prednisone but did resolve after he received an experimental antiviral drug combined with a prednisone injection.
Fluid extracted from the aqueous humor tested positive for EBOV RNA on quantitative reverse-transcriptase-polymerase-chain reaction (RT-PCR) assay with a threshold value of 18.7 -- a "high burden of viable EBOV," Varkey wrote....