Reference 2018-736

REF:           2018-736

Subject:       Acanthamoeba keratitis

 

Request:

How many cases of acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) have been diagnosed within your trust over the past five years?

 

 

Response:

One patient has been diagnosed within the following period: 01/04/2013 – 31/03/2018.

 

Please note the above information is based on patients with a diagnosis of both of the following ICD-10 codes in any position:

·         B601- Acanthamoebiasis

·         H192- Keratitis and keratoconjunctivitis in other infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere