Treating Dolphin Eye Disease with Stem Cells

Fungal infections of the cornea can rapidly progress to vision loss, and even loss of the eye. This case describes the first use of stem cells - which help the immune system repair the cornea - to treat a dolphin's eye. 

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Simeone, C.A., Traversi, J.P., Meegan, J.M., LeBert, C., Colitz, C.M. and Jensen, E.D., 2018. Clinical management of Candida albicans keratomycosis in a bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Veterinary Ophthalmology, 21(3), pp.298-304.