Ophthalmology – MCQ 43 – Acanthamoeba keratitis

Which of the following statement is true regarding Acanthamoeba keratitis?
A. For the isolation of the causative agent, corneal scraping should be cultured on a nutrient agar plate
B. The causative agent, Acanthamoeba is a helminth whose normal habitat is soil
C. Keratitis due to Acanthamoeba is not seen in the immunocompromised host
D. Acanthamoeba does not depend upon a human host for the completion of its life-cycle

Correct answer : D. Acanthamoeba does not depend upon a human host for the completion of its life-cycle

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