Identification of a novel t17 genotype of acanthamoeba from environmental isolates and t10 genotype causing keratitis in Thailand.

@article{Nuprasert2010IdentificationOA,
  title={Identification of a novel t17 genotype of acanthamoeba from environmental isolates and t10 genotype causing keratitis in Thailand.},
  author={Warisa Nuprasert and Chaturong Putaporntip and Lalida Pariyakanok and Somchai Jongwutiwes},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 12},
  pages={4636-40}
}
We analyzed the nuclear small-subunit rRNA genes of Acanthamoeba isolates from freshwater sources (n=16) and from patients (n=6) in Bangkok and surrounding areas. The T10 genotype from a keratitis patient and a novel T17 genotype from water samples were diagnosed for the first time in this study. 
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