Experimental Ocular Toxoplasmosis in Primates

William W. Culbertson, Khalid F. Tabbara, G. Richard O'connor

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The rabbit serves as the only existing experimental model for ocular toxoplasmosis. This model has many deficiencies. Our technique for the production of acute toxoplasmic retinitis in monkeys is described herein. This primate model should be more representative than the rabbit model of human ocular toxoplasmosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)321-323
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Ophthalmology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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