volume 51, issue 2, P179-184 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-3768.1973.tb03795.x
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NIELS EHLERS, STEEN AHRONS

Abstract: Conjunctival lymphocytosis was followed after penetrating corneal transplantations. Examinations were made of scrapings taken with the spatula and stained according to May-Grunwald-Giemsa. In a series of 22 ABO compatible transplantations a semi-quantitative correlation was found between the HL-A compatibility and the degree of lymphocytosis in the second to fifth postoperative month. It is suggested that conjunctival lymphocytosis reflects immune processes in the cornea. Clinical use of the method could prob…

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