Prevalence of Acanthamoeba and other naked amoebae in South Florida domestic water.

@article{Shoff2008PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of Acanthamoeba and other naked amoebae in South Florida domestic water.},
  author={Megan E Shoff and Andrew Rogerson and Kirsten D. Kessler and Scott Schatz and David V Seal},
  journal={Journal of water and health},
  year={2008},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={99-104}
}
The purpose was to identify the prevalence of naked amoebae in tap water in south Florida to ascertain the risk of amoebal infections of the cornea in contact lens wearers. Over the course of a 2-year period, water samples were collected from sites throughout Broward, Palm Beach, and Dade counties, Florida. The presence of amoebae in samples was based on an… CONTINUE READING