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Eye Injury from Chemicals Evaluation
Usually, the diagnosis of chemical conjunctivitis does not require testing. Testing may be performed to detect bacterial conjunctivitis.
Tests that may be used to evaluate chemical conjunctivitis include:
- Culture of the tears for bacteria
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