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Table 2 Results of demographic characteristic, clinical feature, microbiological culture and the treatment in each lens type

From: Acanthamoeba keratitis related to contact lens use in a tertiary hospital in China

Characteristic Soft contact lens
(n = 20,,eyes = 20)
Orthokeratology
(n = 41,eyes = 44)
Gender, n(%)
 Female 12 (60.0) 25 (61.0)
 male 8 (40.0) 16 (39.0)
Age (years) 25.90 ± 8.81 17.05 ± 3.41
Positive result in culture for Acanthamoeba, eyes(%) 16 (80.0) 33 (75.0)
Positive result in culture for bacteria, eyes(%) 5 (25.0) 1 (2.3)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 3 (15) 0 (0)
Staphylococcus epidermidis 2 (10) 1 (2.3)
Treatment, eyes (%)
 Medical therapy 16 (80.0) 33 (75.0)
 Therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty 4 (20.0) 11 (25.0)