Acanthamoeba keratitis

D. Seal, T.K. Beattie, A. Tomlinson, D. Fan, E. Wong

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We read with interest the report by Radford et al on the incidence of acanthamoeba keratitis and the suggested relation with hardness of water.1 However, we disagree with their findings and believe their study is flawed for two reasons. This paper discusses the flaws.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)516-517
Number of pages1
JournalBritish Journal of Ophthalmology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2003


  • acanthamoeba keratitis
  • water hardness
  • contact lenses

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    Seal, D., Beattie, T. K., Tomlinson, A., Fan, D., & Wong, E. (2003). Acanthamoeba keratitis. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 87(4), 516-517.