Monday, November 19, 2012

Answer to 233

Answer:  Cysts of Acanthamoeba sp.

These cysts have a very characteristic appearance, being uninucleat, usually between 10-25 ┬Ám in diameter, and possessing a wrinkled outer wall (exocyst) and hexagonal, polygonal, star-shaped, or spherical inner wall (endocyst).





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Salbrent said...

Care for Your Contacts: Keeping Eyes Safe Podcast
Listen To This Podcast (2:08)
In this podcast, CDC’s Dr. Allison Brown explains how contact lens wearers can reduce their risk of eye infections. Created: 10/29/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID). Date Released: 10/29/2012
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http://www2c.cdc.gov/podcasts/browse.as