Viability of Acanthamoeba cysts in ophthalmic solutions.

Abstract

Acanthamoeba keratitis is a chronic infection of the human cornea. Many people who have this infection wear soft contact lenses. Usually lens wearers clean and maintain their lenses with various ophthalmic solutions including homemade saline. Recently it has been shown that homemade saline solutions play a role in lens contamination and thus in Acanthamoeba… (More)

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