Isolation of acanthamoeba spp. from contact lens paraphernalia

Published on Feb 1, 2013in International Medical Journal
Ghani M.K.A., , Majid S.A.1
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Nordin A. Abdullah N.S.1
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: This study aimed to identify the Acanthamoeba genotypes and their pathogenic potential in five recreational hot springs in Peninsular Malaysia. Fifty water samples were collected between April and September 2018. Physical parameters of water quality were measured in situ while chemical and microbiological analyses were performed in the laboratory. All samples were filtered through the nitrocellulose membrane and tested for Acanthamoeba using both cultivation and polymerase chain reaction (PCR)...
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