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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)622
JournalTransactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume97
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Keywords

  • acanthamoeba
  • contact lens
  • ophthalmology
  • microbiology

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