• bacterial
  • 1. any of a group of conditions due to secondary bacterial invasion of a preexisting cutaneous lesion or the intact skin of an individual with impaired resistance as a result of a systemic disease, which is characterized by necrotic ulceration associated with prominent tissue destruction. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • eosinophilic
  • Feline eosinophilic keratitis (FEK) is a chronic keratopathy caused by a suspected immune mediated response to an unknown antigenic stimulus. (springer.com)
  • conjunctiva
  • Clinical signs showed a significant change during the follow-up with resolution of the corneal and conjunctiva lesions and there were no signs of regression or worsening. (springer.com)
  • bacteria
  • You must be very aseptic when preparing the patient's serum, for a sample contaminated with bacteria can iatrogenically super-infect the lesion. (vin.com)
  • exposure
  • Risk factors for developing acanthmoeba keratitis include contact lens wear, use of homemade saline, exposure to contaminated water, and corneal trauma.Over 80% of cases are related to contact lens use. (harvard.edu)