Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 2010; 227(12): 953-960
DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1245927
Übersicht

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Kammerwasseranalyse in der Diagnostik intraokularer Entzündungen[1]

Aqueous Humor Analysis: a Diagnostic Tool in Intraocular InflammationU. Pleyer1 , P. Ruokonen1
  • 1Universitäts-Augenklinik, Charité Campus Virchow-Klinik
Further Information

Publication History

Eingegangen: 26.5.2010

Angenommen: 24.11.2010

Publication Date:
14 December 2010 (online)

Zusammenfassung

Zur Diagnostik einer unklaren intraokularen Entzündung kann die Kammerwasseranalyse hilfreich sein. Labormethoden wie die Antikörperbestimmung mittels mikroELISA, Polymerasekettenreaktion (PCR) oder die Zytokinbestimmung erlauben einen Informationsgewinn, der diagnostisch entscheidend sein kann. Voraussetzung für Qualität und Aussagekraft der Untersuchung sind korrekte Indikationsstellung und adäquate Verarbeitung des geringen Probenmaterials. Vor diesem Hintergrund widmet sich dieser Beitrag der Gewinnung und Aufarbeitung von Kammerwasser für diagnostische Zwecke bei intraokularer Entzündung.

Abstract

For the diagnosis of unclear intraocular inflammation, the collection of aqueous humor can provide substantial information. Specific procedures including microELISA, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and cytokine analysis may provide essential diagnostic information. The correct indication and an adequate processing of ocular samples determine the quality and reliability of the laboratory results. This article describes the different considerations and processes that are important to ensure optimal results for these different diagnostic laboratory procedures.

1 Teile des Beitrags stehen in Verbindung zum BMBF-Projekt: Förderung zur Toxoplasmose beim Menschen und Tieren in Deutschland: Pathogenese, Risikofaktoren und Kontrolle – TOXONET 02.

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1 Teile des Beitrags stehen in Verbindung zum BMBF-Projekt: Förderung zur Toxoplasmose beim Menschen und Tieren in Deutschland: Pathogenese, Risikofaktoren und Kontrolle – TOXONET 02.

Prof. Dr. Uwe Pleyer

Universitäts-Augenklinik, Charité Campus Virchow-Klinik

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