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Table 1 Clinical ocular details of patients in groups 1 and 2 who underwent multi-targeted PCR analysis

From: Novel multi-targeted polymerase chain reaction for diagnosis of presumed tubercular uveitis

Patient no. Group 1 Group 2
  Diagnosis Clinical signs Diagnosis Clinical signs
1 RE serpiginous-like choroiditis Serpiginous-like choroiditis RE phacoantigenic uveitis AC cells ++, flare ++, retained lens cortical matter
2 LE choroidal granuloma AC cells +, vitreous cells ++, choroidal granuloma RE postoperative endophthalmitis Hypopyon, fibrin, vitreous exudates
3 BE retinal vasculitis RE vitreous cells ++, rhegmatogenous RD; LE vitreous hemorrhage BE intermediate uveitis Vitreous cells ++, snowballs ++, CME ++
4 RE iris granuloma Iris granuloma, AC cells ++, flare + RE endogenous endophthalmitis AC cells ++, flare +, vitreous cells +++, exudates ++
5 LE retinal vasculitis Retinal vasculitis, vitreous hemorrhage, tractional RD RE toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis Vitreous cells ++, retinochoroiditis
6 BE chronic anterior uveitis Cells ++, flare ++, complicated cataract, seclusiopupillae LE posttraumatic endophthalmitis Hypopyon, flare +++, cataract, vitreous exudates ++
7 RE intermediate uveitis Vitreous cells +++, snowballs - -
8 BE panuveitis RE AC cells ++, flare ++, seclusiopupillae, rhegmatogenous RD; LE AC cells +, vitreous cells ++, snowballs ++, CME + - -
9 BE retinal vasculitis Vitreous cells +++, vasculitis - -
  1. RE, right eye; LE, left eye; BE, both eyes; AC, anterior chamber; RD, retinal detachment; CME, cystoid macular edema.