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2001 OMIG Abstracts
35th Annual Meeting
November 10, 2001
New Orleans, LA

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  1. Chronic Anterior Uveitis: an Infrequently Recognized Form of HLA-B27- Associated Uveitis in Female Patients
    B.C. Branco, A Hovakimyan, A.C.J, Cha and E. T. Cunningham Jr.
    The Francis I Proctor Foundation, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  2. The Effects of Topical Xalatan on recovery of Ocular HSV-1 Associated with Induced Reactivation and Spontaneous Shedding
    F.S. Mah, E. Romanowski, K.A. Yates and Y.J. Gordon
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Dept. Ophthalmology, The Eye and Ear Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
  3. Recurrent Herpes Simplex Virus Keratitis after Penetrating Keratoplasty
    P. Garg, H. Pandrowala. S. Athmanathan and A.K. Banasal
    L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India
  4. The Effect of a Metalloproteinase Inhibitor on Corneal Enzymatic Activity in Experimental Fungal Keratitis
    U. Gopinathan1,T. Ramakrishna2, M. Wilcox3 G.K. Vemuganti1, G.N. Rao1
    1L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India, 2Center for Cellular & Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, 3The Cooperative Research Center for Eye Research & Technology, Sydney, Australia
  5. Corneal Lesions Produced by Fungal Extracellular Products
    K. Rishi1 C.M. Kalavathy2, Kaliamurthy2and P.A. Thomas2
    1Baylor College of Medicine, Houston , TX and 2Joseph Eye Hospital, Tiruchirapalli, India
  6. IL-4 and IL-13 Mediated Recruitment of Eosinophils into the Cornea in a Mouse Model of Onchocerca volvulus keratitis (River Blindness)
    R.B. Berger1, E. Diaconu1,2, N.M. Blackwell2, E. Pearlman1,2 and J.H. Lass1
    Departments of Ophthalmology1 and Medicine2, Case Western University and University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland OH
  7. Keratoplasty for the Treatment of Acanthamoeba keratitis
    D. Freitas, L. Alvarenga, E. Sato, C.A. Omi, A. Foronda, L. Sousa, L. Viera, M. C. Ye, M.C. Martins, A.L. Hoffling-Lima and R. Belfort Jr.
    Ophthalmology Department, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  8. Delayed-Onset Bleb-Associated Endophthalmitis: Clinical Features and Visual Acuity Outcomes
    A. Song, I.U. Scott, H.W. Flynn, Jr. and D.L. Budenz
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miami, FL.
  9. Trends in Contact Lens-Associated Microbial Keratitis in South India
    S. Sharma, S. Gopalakrishnan, B. Opt, M. Asuri, P. Garg and G.N. Rao
    L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyerabad, India
  10. Endophthalmitis after Cataract Surgery: Clear Cornea Versus Scleral Tunnel Wounds
    G. Bohigian, B. Cooper and N. Holekamp
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  11. In Vitro Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing of Second Generation Fluoroquinolone Resistant Pseudomonas Aeruiginosa
    R.P. Kowalski, L.M. Karenchak, E.G. Romanowski, F.S. Mah, D.C. Ritterband and J.S. Gordon
    The University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA and the NY Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY
  12. Antibiotic Resistance of Ciprofloxacin is Associated with Biofilm Formation in Ocular Isolates of Pseudomonas Aeruglnosa
    M. E. Zagans1, F. Romen2 and G. O'Toole1
    1Section of Ophthalmology and 2Department of Microbiology, Dartmouth Medical School
  13. Effectiveness of MoxifIoxacin and Quixin in a Rabbit Model of Staphylococcus Keratitis
    R. O'Callaghan1,2, J. Dajcs1, M. Austin1, D. Girgis1, B. Thibodeaux1, M. Trade1, and D. Stroman3
    1LSU Health Sciences Center, 2LSU Eye Center, 3Alcon Research, LTD
  14. Fourth Generation Fluoroquinolones: New Weapons in the Arsenal of Ophthalmic Antibiotics
    R. Mather, R.P. Kowalski, L.M. Karenchak, E.G. Romanowski, F.S. Mah and J.S. Gordon
    The Campbell Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  15. Postantibiotic Effect of Ciprofloxacin and Ofloxacin on Staphylococcus aureus
    R.M. Gander, D.C. Cavuoti, P.V. Berkley, K. Alford and J.P. McCulley
    UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  16. Vancomycin Kill Curves for Ocular Isolates
    R.W. Snyder1, T. Krueger2 and D.E. Nix2
    1Departments of Ophthalmology and 2Pharmacy Practice & Science, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  17. Reduction of Corneal Allorejection Mediated by Alpha-Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone Treatment
    P. Hamrah, Z. Haskova, Q. Zhang, A.W. Taylor, B. Ksander and R. Dana
    Schepens Eye Research Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA
  18. Ocular Toxicity of Povidone Iodine Eyedrops: An Experimental Study
    N.M Santos, L. Barbose de Sousa, M.P. Rigueiro, D. de Freitas and M.J. Scarpi
    Deparmento de Oftalmologia da Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo (UNIFESP-EPM)
  19. Beyond Cidofovir: The In Vitro Evaluation of Potential Antiviral Agents Against Ocular Isolates of Adenovirus
    E. G. Romanowski, K.A. Yates, and Y. J. Gordon
    The Charles T. Campbell Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  20. A Cluster of Mycobacterium chelonae Keratitis Cases Associated with Laser in-situ Keratomileusis
    N.S. Chandra, M.F. Torres, K. Winthrop, B.J. Mondino, D.G. Heidemann, D. Bruckner and G.N. Holland
    Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

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