(11,12,13) Other allergic eye conditions include contact allergy to topical medication, such as anti-glaucoma agents, (14,15) and microbial allergy, such as phlyctenulosis caused by hypersensitivity to tuberculoprotein
. (16) The most common form of ocular allergy is SAC (90% of cases) followed by PAC (5% of cases).
Of the several aetiologies proposed, most favoured are tuberculosis and hypersensitivity to tuberculoprotein
description: it is a standard solution of tuberculoproteins
and other products formed during the growth of mycobacterium bovis on a liquid synthetic nutrient medium, inactivated by high temperature, purified by filtration and ultrafiltration, stabilized by glycerol, phenol and tween 80.