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Conjunctivitis

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by Badash M

(Pink Eye)

 

Causes

There are many causes of conjunctivitis including:
Both viral and bacterial conjunctivitis are highly contagious.
 

RESOURCES

American Optometric Association
http://www.aoanet.org/

Family Doctor.org
http://familydoctor.org/

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Family Physician
http://www.cfp.ca/

Canadian Ophthalmological Society
http://www.eyesite.ca/

 

References


Infectious conjunctivitis. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php . Updated July 16, 2012. Accessed November 6, 2012.


Conjunctivitis. American Academy of Pediatrics Health Children website. Available at: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/eyes/Pages/Conjunctivitis-Pink-Eye.aspx . Updated May 26, 2011. Accessed November 6, 2012.


Viral conjunctivitis. Review of Optometry. 2001.

 

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