Immune cells in ocular allergy

Published: 16 June 2022| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/ktmb6w7yb8.1
Zahra Tajbakhsh, Blanka Golebiowski, Isabelle Jalbert, Fiona Stapleton


The datasheet, contains dendritic cell density at 5 locations of the eye, corneal centre, inferior whorl, corneal periphery, corneal limbus, and bulbar conjunctiva. dendritic cell morphology also at the mentioned locations assessed for the cell body size, presence of dendrites, presence of long dendrites, and presence of thick dendrites. All measurements were undertaken using in vivo confocal microscopy. Data are for two groups, allergy, and control group and the ocular allergy signs and symptoms were also measured by the Aston University Allergy Questionnaire and signs assessed by the slit lamp. Differences between allergy and control groups were assessed for the measured variables.


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To measure dendritic cell density and morphology, in vivo confocal microscopy was used. An allergy questionnaire and slit lamp were used to asses the ocular surface signs and symptoms.


University of New South Wales


Dendritic Cell, Immune Response