Endothelial cell counts similar in donor corneas with, without HIV

SEATTLE — Donor corneas with or without HIV have no significant differences in endothelial cell counts, according to a poster here.“Since the patients were not known to be HIV-positive according to their medical records and interview with family members, it may be that the infection was relatively early in these patients,” John A. Gonzales, MD, and colleagues said in a poster presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting.

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