Ecology of Acanthamoeba.

Abstract

Acanthamoeba is a free-living ameba that is present in all types of environments throughout the world. The recent increase in cases of keratitis, especially in relation to an increase in the use of contact lenses, is probably due to the omnipresence of the organism as a result of the pronounced resistance of its cysts to disinfection and desiccation. The… (More)

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@article{Jonckheere1991EcologyOA, title={Ecology of Acanthamoeba.}, author={Johan F. de Jonckheere}, journal={Reviews of infectious diseases}, year={1991}, volume={13 Suppl 5}, pages={S385-7} }