Emerging prevalence of microsporidial keratitis in Singapore: epidemiology, clinical features, and management.

@article{Loh2009EmergingPO,
  title={Emerging prevalence of microsporidial keratitis in Singapore: epidemiology, clinical features, and management.},
  author={Raymond Ser Keat Loh and Cordelia M L Chan and Seng Ei Ti and L J Lim and Kian Sing Chan and Donald Tiang-Hwee Tan},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2009},
  volume={116 12},
  pages={2348-53}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the incidence and epidemiologic factors involved in the development of microsporidial keratitis. The association of host immune status and clinical pattern, clinical features, and the role of fluoroquinolone monotherapy in treatment are also examined. DESIGN Retrospective, noncomparative case series. PARTICIPANTS All cases (124 patients, 134 eyes) of microsporidial keratitis confirmed with modified trichrome stain positive of corneal scrape over a 4-year period… CONTINUE READING