Adherence of Acanthamoeba castellanii cysts and trophozoites to unworn soft contact lenses.

@article{John1989AdherenceOA,
  title={Adherence of Acanthamoeba castellanii cysts and trophozoites to unworn soft contact lenses.},
  author={Thomas Libby John and Divyakant Desai and D. Sahm},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1989},
  volume={108 6},
  pages={658-64}
}
Contact lens-related Acanthamoeba keratitis has been associated with the use of soft contact lenses and homemade saline solutions. We studied the adherence of Acanthamoeba to unworn extended-wear soft contact lenses on a human corneal isolate of Acanthamoeba castellanii suspended in normal saline (cysts, 6.3 x 10(5)/ml; trophozoites, 3.6 x 10(5)/ml). Unworn… CONTINUE READING