An outbreak of acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis occurred in Delhi, India, during August and September 1996. The etiologic agent was confirmed as enterovirus type 70 by a modified centrifugation-enhanced culture method followed by immunofluorescence and neutralization tests. After nearly a decade, this virus is reemerging as a cause of acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis in India.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Emerging Infectious Diseases|
|State||Published - 1999|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases