Microsporidial keratitis in patients with hot springs exposure.

Abstract

This retrospective study included 10 eyes of 9 patients diagnosed with microsporidial keratitis. All of them were known to contract this disease after taking baths in hot springs. The disease was diagnosed based on detecting microsporidia in corneal scrapings using Gram stain and the modified Kinyoun's acid-fast stain. The specimens from the last six… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/JCM.05007-11

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