• Medicine
  • Published 2014

The Isolation and Detection of Acanthamoeba in Rural Water Sources of Arak, Iran

@inproceedings{Mosayebi2014TheIA,
  title={The Isolation and Detection of Acanthamoeba in Rural Water Sources of Arak, Iran},
  author={Mahdi Mosayebi and Behzad Ghorbanzadeh and Zahra Eslamirad and Mostafa Ejtehadifar and B Rastad},
  year={2014}
}
Background and Objective: Acanthamoeba species are free-living protozoa that can be isolated from all environments. They can bring about different diseases in healthy individuals and immune suppressed patients, for example, Granulomatous Amoebic Encephalitis (GAE), Acanthamoeba Keratitis (AK), Cutaneous and Nasopharyngeal infections. The aim of this study was to evaluate the Acanthamoeba prevalence in rural water sources of Markazi province. Material and Methods: In this cross sectional study… CONTINUE READING