Attachment of acanthamoeba to focus night and day silicone hydrogel contact lenses

T.K. Beattie, A. Tomlinson, D. Seal, A.M. Grimason

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Abstract

Acanthamoeba keratitis continues to be a difficult infection to diagnose and manage. The frequency of these infections may be on the rise, most commonly associated with frequent replacement soft contact lenses. The best chance for a good outcome is based on early diagnosis, so it is important for ophthalmologists consider it in patients, especially in the contact lens wearer with suspected herpes simplex keratitis.
LanguageEnglish
Pages622
JournalTransactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume97
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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Acanthamoeba
Hydrogel
Contact Lenses
Silicones
Acanthamoeba Keratitis
Herpetic Keratitis
Hydrophilic Contact Lens
Infection
Early Diagnosis
Ophthalmologists

Keywords

  • acanthamoeba
  • contact lens
  • ophthalmology
  • microbiology

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