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|Title:||Microsporidial keratoconjunctivitis after rugby tournament, Singapore|
|Citation:||Tan, J., Lee, P., Lai, Y., Hishamuddin, P., Tay, J., Tan, A.L., Chan, K.S., Lin, R., Tan, D., Cutter, J., Goh, K.T. (2013-09). Microsporidial keratoconjunctivitis after rugby tournament, Singapore. Emerging Infectious Diseases 19 (9) : 1484-1486. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid1909.121464|
|Abstract:||We investigated an outbreak of 47 probable and 6 confirmed cases of microsporidial keratoconjunctivitis involving participants of an international rugby tournament in Singapore in April 2012.The mode of transmission was eye contact with soil. Vittaforma corneae was identified in 4 of 6 corneal scrapings and in 1 of 12 soil water samples.|
|Source Title:||Emerging Infectious Diseases|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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