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Volume 15, Number 4—April 2009
THEME ISSUE
The Amazon Region

CME ACTIVITY - Research

Acute Conjunctivitis with Episcleritis and Anterior Uveitis Linked to Adiaspiromycosis and Freshwater Sponges, Amazon Region, Brazil, 2005

Marcia O. MendesComments to Author , Mario A.P. Moraes, Ernesto I.M. Renoiner, Marta H.P. Dantas, Tatiania M. Lanzieri, Carlos F. Fonseca, Expedito J.A. Luna, and Douglas L. Hatch
Author affiliations: Ministry of Health, Brasília, Brazil (M.O. Mendes, E.I.M. Renoiner, M.H.P. Dantas, T.M. Lanzieri, E.J.A. Luna); University of Brasília, Brasília (M.A.P. Moraes); Reference Hospital of Augustinópolis, Augustinópolis, Brazil (C.F. Fonseca); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (D.L. Hatch); Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA (D.L. Hatch)

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Table 1

Prevalence of confirmed ocular disease in schools surveyed, stratified by urban area, Araguatins, Brazil, 2005

School zone* No. case-patients identified No. students Prevalence, %
Urban 75 3,299 2.3
A 11 179 6.2
B 28 664 4.2
C 14 615 2.3
D 9 379 2.4
E 1 88 1.4
F 4 331 1.2
G 4 331 1.2
H
4
581
0.7
Rural 3 1,785 0.2
I 1 26 3.8
J 1 52 1.9
L 1 108 0.9

*Area where schools are located.

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