Acanthamoeba in the eye, can the parasite hide even more? Latest developments on the disease.

@article{Juarez2018AcanthamoebaIT,
  title={Acanthamoeba in the eye, can the parasite hide even more? Latest developments on the disease.},
  author={M M Leiva Juarez and Luis Ignacio T{\'a}rtara and Alicia Graciela Cid and Juan Real and Jos{\'e} Berm{\'u}dez and Ver{\'o}nica Beatriz Rajal and Santiago Daniel Palma},
  journal={Contact lens & anterior eye : the journal of the British Contact Lens Association},
  year={2018},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={245-251}
}
Acanthamoeba spp. is a free living protozoan in the environment, but can cause serious diseases. Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK), a severe and painful eye infection, must be treated as soon as possible to prevent ulceration of the cornea, loss of visual acuity, and eventually blindness or enucleation. Although the disease affects principally contact lens (CLs… CONTINUE READING