Oral antivirals for preventing recurrence of herpes simplex virus keratitis

Paola de la Parra-Colin, Manuel Garza-Leon, Gabriela Ortiz-Nieva, Tonatiuh Barrientos-Gutierrez, Kristina Lindsley

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This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows: To evaluate the effects of oral antivirals in reducing the frequency of recurrence of HSV keratitis. Our main objective is to evaluate the prophylactic effect of oral antivirals on HSV deeper corneal involvement (i.e., necrotizing and non-necrotizing stromal keratitis, endotheliitis, and iritis) because of its implications for visual impairment.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD010556
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 25 Apr 2017
Externally publishedYes

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© 2017 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology (medical)


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