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2007 Outbreak Investigation FAQs

CDC has developed FAQs with more details about the ongoing Acanthamoeba keratitis investigation, preliminary findings from the investigation, and CDC recommendations resulting from the investigation so far.

Acanthamoeba Keratitis Case Information FAQs

Information on how the study is being conducted, the cases identified, and findings about the patients' illness.

Investigation FAQs

Information about the preliminary findings of the investigation, the agencies involved, and why AMO Complete® MoisturePlus™ multipurpose cleaning solution was implicated.

Recommendation FAQs

Information on how the public should take precautions to avoid Acanthamoeba keratitis, and eye infections generally.


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