Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Smear sampling: eye

Introduction

  • Obtain samples of exfoliated cells for cytopathological and microbiological studies, from the external surface of an eye.

Uses

  • Investigation of severe, chronic and non-responsive external ocular conditions.

Advantages

  • Simple and rapid technique.
  • Non-invasive.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Outcomes

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Further Reading

Publications

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