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Comparison of clinical and photographic assessment of trachoma

Roper, K G; Taylor, H R


AIMS The aim of the study was to determine the rates of trachoma in Aboriginal communities and to compare clinical assessment with photographic assessment for the presence of signs of trachoma. METHODS Five Aboriginal communities in the Katherine region of the Northern Territory, Australia, were assessed for the presence of trachoma. Trachoma was diagnosed by clinical eye examination using a fine grading based on the World Health Organization (WHO) simplified grading system. Photographs were...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: British Journal of Ophthalmology
DOI: 10.1136/bjo.2008.144147


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