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Table 2 Results of GWC/PCR in patients with OT or UOT, according to the time elapsed since the onset of symptoms and to cell counts in AH

From: Coinfections and differential diagnosis in immunocompetent patients with uveitis of infectious origin

Characteristics of patients with OT GWC positive GWC negative p value
(Kruskall Wallis test)
PCR positive PCR negative p value
(Kruskall Wallis test)
Duration of symptoms before sampling in days. Median [range].
Number of patients with data and results of test (n)
30 [2–230]
n = 21
25 [2–277]
n = 8
0.8261 48 [1–277]
n = 11
27 [2–230]
n = 18
0.6692
Number of cells/μL of AH.
Median [range]
Number of patients with data and results of test (n)
2 [0–4]
n = 24
1 [0–4]
n = 15
0.5066 1.25 [0–3]
n = 12
2 [0–3]
n = 28
0.1903
  1. AC Anterior chamber, GWC Goldmann–Witmer coefficient, AH Aqueous humor, PCR Polymerase chain reaction