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Research & Reviews  35 results

Orthokeratology lens-related Acanthamoeba keratitis: case report and analytical review.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7995463
The Journal of International Medical Research; Wu J, Xie H

Mar 23rd, 2021 - Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) is a rare but severe ocular infection with a significant risk of vision loss. Contact lens use is the main risk factor for AK. The orthokeratology (OK) lens, a specially designed contact lens, has been used worldwide as...

The Antifungal Drug Isavuconazole Is both Amebicidal and Cysticidal against Acanthamoeb...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7179639
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy; Shing B, Singh S et. al.

Feb 25th, 2020 - Current treatments for Acanthamoeba keratitis rely on a combination of chlorhexidine gluconate, propamidine isethionate, and polyhexamethylene biguanide. These disinfectants are nonspecific and inherently toxic, which limits their effectiveness. F...

Amoebas from the genus Acanthamoeba and their pathogenic properties
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30720249
Annals of Parasitology; Kot K, Łanocha-Arendarczyk NA et. al.

Feb 5th, 2019 - Amoebas from the genus Acanthamoeba are cosmopolitan organisms, which can exist as free-living organisms and as parasites within host tissue. Acanthamoeba infection present a serious risk to human health and are characterized by high mortality, es...

Herpes simplex virus keratitis mimicking Acanthamoeba keratitis: a clinicopathological ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6150157
BMJ Case Reports; Singh RB, Batta P

Sep 20th, 2018 - A 36-year-old male, soft contact lens wearer was referred by his primary ophthalmologist for corneal ulcer of the right eye (OD), which was persistent despite topical fluoroquinolone therapy for 1 month. A ring-shaped infiltrate typically seen in ...

Can artificial tears prevent Acanthamoeba keratitis? An in vitro approach.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5778793
Parasites & Vectors; Magnet A, Gomes TS et. al.

Jan 23rd, 2018 - The use of contact lenses has increased in recent years as has the incidence of Dry Eye Syndrome, partly due to their use. Artificial tears are the most common treatment option. Since these changes can facilitate Acanthamoeba infection, the presen...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  35 results

Orthokeratology lens-related Acanthamoeba keratitis: case report and analytical review.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7995463
The Journal of International Medical Research; Wu J, Xie H

Mar 23rd, 2021 - Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) is a rare but severe ocular infection with a significant risk of vision loss. Contact lens use is the main risk factor for AK. The orthokeratology (OK) lens, a specially designed contact lens, has been used worldwide as...

The Antifungal Drug Isavuconazole Is both Amebicidal and Cysticidal against Acanthamoeb...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7179639
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy; Shing B, Singh S et. al.

Feb 25th, 2020 - Current treatments for Acanthamoeba keratitis rely on a combination of chlorhexidine gluconate, propamidine isethionate, and polyhexamethylene biguanide. These disinfectants are nonspecific and inherently toxic, which limits their effectiveness. F...

Amoebas from the genus Acanthamoeba and their pathogenic properties
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30720249
Annals of Parasitology; Kot K, Łanocha-Arendarczyk NA et. al.

Feb 5th, 2019 - Amoebas from the genus Acanthamoeba are cosmopolitan organisms, which can exist as free-living organisms and as parasites within host tissue. Acanthamoeba infection present a serious risk to human health and are characterized by high mortality, es...

Herpes simplex virus keratitis mimicking Acanthamoeba keratitis: a clinicopathological ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6150157
BMJ Case Reports; Singh RB, Batta P

Sep 20th, 2018 - A 36-year-old male, soft contact lens wearer was referred by his primary ophthalmologist for corneal ulcer of the right eye (OD), which was persistent despite topical fluoroquinolone therapy for 1 month. A ring-shaped infiltrate typically seen in ...

Can artificial tears prevent Acanthamoeba keratitis? An in vitro approach.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5778793
Parasites & Vectors; Magnet A, Gomes TS et. al.

Jan 23rd, 2018 - The use of contact lenses has increased in recent years as has the incidence of Dry Eye Syndrome, partly due to their use. Artificial tears are the most common treatment option. Since these changes can facilitate Acanthamoeba infection, the presen...

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