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  • J Clin Exp Pathol 2018, Vol 8(1): 336
  • DOI: 10.4172/2161-0681.1000336

Use of RPMI in Vitreous Cytology: The Case for Sterile, Single Use Aliquots

Ru Jin Eugene Ting1*, Keller J1, Ho I Franzco1 and Cherepanoff S Frcpa2
1Department of Ophthalmology, Sydney Hospital and Sydney Eye Hospital, , Sydney, Australia
2Department of Anatomical Pathology, , St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydpath, Sydney, Australia
*Corresponding Author : Ru Jin Eugene Ting, Unit 53/1-29 Bunn Street, Pyrmont, NSW 2009, Australia, Tel: +61 435453284, Email: [email protected]

Received Date: Jan 17, 2018 / Accepted Date: Jan 31, 2018 / Published Date: Feb 02, 2018


Importance: Sterile aliquots of Roswell Park Memorial Institute (RPMI) are necessary in obtaining uncontaminated vitreous biopsies.

Background: To report a case of RPMI medium contamination in diagnostic pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) to exclude vitreoretinal lymphoma.

Design: Interventional case report.

Participants: One patient.

Methods: Diagnostic pars plana vitrectomy, vitreous biopsy.

Main outcome measures: Diagnostic, clinical, and histopathologic features of granulmoatous vitritis.

Conclusion: A case for single use, sterile aliquots of refrigerated RPMI for vitreoretinal surgeons.

Keywords: Vitreoretinal lymphoma; Vitreous haemorrhage; vitreous biopsy; RPMI contamination; Vitreous cells

Citation: Ting RJE, Keller J, Franzco HI, Cherepanoff SF (2018) Use of RPMI in Vitreous Cytology: The Case for Sterile, Single Use Aliquots. J Clin Exp Pathol 8: 336. Doi: 10.4172/2161-0681.1000336

Copyright: ©2018 Ting RJE, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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