Raman microspectroscopy analysis in the treatment of acanthamoeba keratitis.

Acanthamoeba keratitis is a rare but serious corneal disease, often observed in contact lens wearers. Clinical treatment of infected patients frequently involves the use of polyhexamethylene biguanide (PHMB), a polymer used as a disinfectant and antiseptic, which is toxic also for the epithelial cel...

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Main Authors: Giulia Rusciano, Paola Capriglione, Giuseppe Pesce, Salvatore Del Prete, Gilda Cennamo, David Di Cave, Luciano Cerulli, Antonio Sasso
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2013-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
Online Access:http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3748113?pdf=render