Search tips
Search criteria 


Logo of brjopthalBritish Journal of OphthalmologyVisit this articleSubmit a manuscriptReceive email alertsContact usBMJ
Br J Ophthalmol. 1976 September; 60(9): 618–631.
PMCID: PMC1042781

Encephalitozoonosis (nosematosis) causing bilateral cataract in a rabbit.


Bilateral cataract due to a microsporidan believed to be Encephalitozoon cuniculi (also called Nosema cuniculi) is described as an incidental finding in a laboratory rabbit. The route of infection and the significance of the findings are discussed. This is apparently the first report of cataract due to this cause.

Full text

Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (10M), or click on a page image below to browse page by page.

Articles from The British Journal of Ophthalmology are provided here courtesy of BMJ Group