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==Introduction==
 
==Introduction==
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==Diagnosis==
 
==Diagnosis==
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* If diagnosis is attempted, then '''routine blood tests''' should be run along with '''titres for [[Spirochaetes#Leptospira|leptospirosis]] and [[Brucella species|brucellosis]], [[Equine Herpesvirus 1|equine herpes virus]], [[Streptococci#Strangles|strangles]] and [[Equine Viral Arteritis - Donkey|equine viral arteritis]].  
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* If diagnosis is attempted, then '''routine blood tests''' should be run along with '''titres for [[:Category:Leptospiraceae|leptospirosis]] and [[:Category:Brucella species|brucellosis]], [[Equine Herpesvirus 1|equine herpes virus]], [[Strangles|strangles]] and [[Equine Viral Arteritis - Donkey|equine viral arteritis]].  
 
* '''Conjunctival biopsy''' will diagnose the presence of ''Onchocerca''
 
* '''Conjunctival biopsy''' will diagnose the presence of ''Onchocerca''
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* Topical '''atropine drops''' (1-2%) should be applied hourly until mydriasis occurs and then twice daily until the acute inflammatory response has subsided, possibly for up to two weeks. Monitor for gut function as long-term atropine slows gut movement
 
* Topical '''atropine drops''' (1-2%) should be applied hourly until mydriasis occurs and then twice daily until the acute inflammatory response has subsided, possibly for up to two weeks. Monitor for gut function as long-term atropine slows gut movement
 
* '''Cyclosporin''' 2% is an ocular immunomodulator, which can produce excellent results but only in about 50% of cases. It can be used to replace corticosteroids if corneal ulceration is present. A ten-day course given at twelve-hourly intervals is recommended
 
* '''Cyclosporin''' 2% is an ocular immunomodulator, which can produce excellent results but only in about 50% of cases. It can be used to replace corticosteroids if corneal ulceration is present. A ten-day course given at twelve-hourly intervals is recommended
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==Literature Search==
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[[File:CABI logo.jpg|left|90px]]
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Use these links to find recent scientific publications via CAB Abstracts (log in required unless accessing from a subscribing organisation).
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[http://www.cabdirect.org/search.html?q=title%3A%28uveitis%29+AND+%28od%3A%28horses%29+OR+od%3A%28donkeys%29%29 Uveitis in horses or donkeys publications]
    
==References==
 
==References==
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