Advances in Clinical and Experimental Medicine

Title abbreviation: Adv Clin Exp Med
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ISSN 1899–5276 (print)
ISSN 2451-2680 (online)
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Advances in Clinical and Experimental Medicine

2006, vol. 15, nr 3, May-June, p. 553–555

Publication type: letter to editor

Language: English

Acanthamoeba keratitis in Contact Lens Wearers in Poland

Acanthamoeba keratitis w Polsce u pacjentów noszących szkła kontaktowe

Maria Wesołowska1,, Agnieszka Cisowska1,, Przemysław Myjak2,, Jarosław Marek3,, Joanna Jurowska−Liput3,, Joanna Jakubaszko3,

1 Department of Biology and Medical Parasitology, Silesian Piasts University of Medicine in Wrocław, Poland

2 Department of Tropical Parasitology, Inter−Faculty Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland

3 Department of Ophthalmology, Silesian Piasts University of Medicine in Wrocław, Poland

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