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2007 Outbreak Investigation

The links below provide information on Acanthamoeba keratitis and CDC's 2007 outbreak investigation that led to the recall of a contact lens disinfection solution. The materials in this section summarize the investigation for historical purposes. The investigation has been officially completed.



 

A square ad showing an infected eyeball with Acanthamoeba. The caption reads, "Delayed diagnosis means poorer outcomes - think Acanthamoeba keratitis."

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