Volume 15, Number 8—August 2009
National Outbreak of Acanthamoeba Keratitis Associated with Use of a Contact Lens Solution, United States
MedscapeCME is pleased to provide online continuing medical education (Medscape CME) for this journal article, allowing clinicians the opportunity to earn CME credit. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of MedscapeCME and Emerging Infectious Diseases. MedscapeCME is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MedscapeCME designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.5
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Describe the incidence and etiology of
Identify the demographic and clinical characteristics of patients who acquired AK
Identify the risk factors for AK among contact lens users.