Acanthamoeba: Biology and Pathogenesis
Published: 2009 ISBN: 978-1-904455-43-1
Everything that is known about Acanthamoeba is critically reviewed and divided into easy-to-follow sections. The current state of research on genomics, molecular and cellular biology, life cycles, geographical distribution, role in ecosystem, morphology, motility, phylogenetics, genotyping, metabolism, regulation of morphogenesis, host-parasite interactions, the molecular and immunological basis of pathogenesis, methods of transmission, epidemiology, clinical manifestation, diagnosis, treatment, new target development and drug resistance, and much more. read more ...
Figure from: Acanthamoeba Biology and Pathogenesis
Section C. Figure 4. Normal eye and an Acanthamoeba-infected eyes exhibiting ulcerated epithelium and corneal opacity in acute Acanthamoeba keratitis.