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Volume 19, Number 9—September 2013

Microsporidial Keratoconjunctivitis after Rugby Tournament, Singapore

Junda TanComments to Author , Phoebe Lee, Yingqi Lai, Pengiran Hishamuddin, Joanne Tay, Ai Ling Tan, Kian Sing Chan, Raymond Lin, Donald Tan, Jeffery Cutter, and Kee Tai Goh
Author affiliations: Ministry of Health, Singapore (J. Tan, P. Lee, Y. Lai, P. Hishamuddin, J. Tay, R. Lin, J. Cutter, K.T. Goh); Singapore General Hospital, Singapore (A.L. Tan, K.S. Chan); Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore (D. Tan); Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore (K.T. Goh)

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Table 1

Microsporidial keratoconjunctivitis cases and attack rates among players from 5 participating countries in rugby tournament, Singapore, April 21–22, 2012

Country Total no. players No. (%) probable cases No. (%) confirmed cases Overall attack rate, no. (%)
Singapore 1,191 47 (3.9) 2 (0.2) 49 (4.1)
Hong Kong 82 0 3 (3.7) 3 (3.7)
Malaysia 281 0 1 (0.4) 1 (0.4)
Australia 19 0 0 0
United Arab Emirates 21 0 0 0
Total 1,594 47 (2.9) 6 (0.4) 53 (3.3)

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