Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.3201/eid1909.121464
Title: Microsporidial keratoconjunctivitis after rugby tournament, Singapore
Authors: 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. 
Issue Date: Sep-2013
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
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/108991
ISSN: 10806040
DOI: 10.3201/eid1909.121464
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