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

CME ACTIVITY

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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