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Volume 19, Number 3—March 2013

Letter

Microsporidial Keratoconjunctivitis Outbreak among Athletes from Hong Kong Who Visited Singapore, 2012

Tsz-sum LamComments to Author , Man-ha Wong, and Shuk-kwan Chuang
Author affiliations: Author affiliation: Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China

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Onset dates of 34 cases of microsporidial keratoconjunctivitis among rugby players from Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China, who were exposed to contaminated soil and mud during a tournament in Singapore, April 21–22, 2012. Three cases (onset May 4, 5, and 7) were diagnosed in players by positive PCR testing; all other cases were diagnosed by the presence of eye redness and 1 of the following ocular signs or symptoms since April 21: pain, discharge, swelling, or itchiness.

Figure. . . Onset dates of 34 cases of microsporidial keratoconjunctivitis among rugby players from Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China, who were exposed to contaminated soil and mud during a tournament in Singapore, April 21–22, 2012. Three cases (onset May 4, 5, and 7) were diagnosed in players by positive PCR testing; all other cases were diagnosed by the presence of eye redness and 1 of the following ocular signs or symptoms since April 21: pain, discharge, swelling, or itchiness.

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