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An animal model of Fusarium solani endophthalmitis.
  1. D M O'Day,
  2. P L Akrabawi,
  3. L D Richmond,
  4. B R Jones and
  5. Y Clayton


    Infection with Fusarium solani was established by injecting spores into the anterior chambers of outbred Wistar rats. The disease produced was remarkably similar to that reported in man and progressed to a fulminating endophthalmitis. Attenuation of the disease could be accomplished by repeated animal passage of the isolate.

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