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What diagnostic tests would you perform to detect retinal manifestations of AIDS ?

What diagnostic tests would you perform to detect retinal manifestations of AIDS ?

· Careful clinical observations.

· Serology: CD4 count (usually <50 in untreated cases of CMV retinitis).

· Culture.

· Retinal biopsy by pars plana vitrectomy.

· Fluorescein angiography: helpful in differentiating retinal lesions.

· Sequential fundus photographs: for diagnosis and monitoring of lesions.

· Testing of

ocular fluid by polymerase chain reaction.

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