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A seven month old baby with a right sticky eye
Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 2006
Volume 12, Number 3
May 10, 2006
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Imran Rahman | Manchester Royal Eye Hospital
Ancillary Testing
Radiographic Studies
Ancillary testing

Bacterial and Chlamydial swabs: No abnormality detected

A plasminogen assay was requested. The result showed a reduced level of 0.19u/ml of plasminogen (normal: 0.80-1.20).

The membranous sample was sent for histological and microbiological examination (figure 2): results confirmed ligneous conjunctivitis as the diagnosis
Figure 2 (the membranous sample which was sent for histological and microbiological examination)