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

Beattie, T.K. and Tomlinson, A. and Seal, D. and Grimason, A.M. (2003) Attachment of acanthamoeba to focus night and day silicone hydrogel contact lenses. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 97 (6). p. 622. ISSN 0035-9203

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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.