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Table 4 Acanthamoeba T-genotype groups isolated in this study and associated diseases

From: Occurrence and genetic characterisation of Acanthamoeba spp. from environmental and domestic water sources in Queen Elizabeth Protected Area, Uganda

T-genotype Species Name Associated human disease
T1 Acanthamoeba spp.a Encephalitis [8, 9]
T2 Acanthamoeba spp.a, A. palestinensis, A. pustulosa Keratitis and sinusitis [8, 10]
T3 A. griffini, A. pearcei, Acanthamoeba spp.a, Keratitis [8]
T4 A. castellanii, A. polyphaga a, A. lugdunensis, A. rhysodes, A. divionensis, A. mauritaniensis Keratitis [8, 18]
T5 Acanthamoeba sppa, A. lenticulata Keratitis [8]
T6 Acanthamoeba hatchetti a, A. palestinensis Keratitis [8]
T7 A. astronyxis Unknown
T8 A. tubiashi Unknown
T9 A. healyi Unknown
T10 A. culbertsoni Keratitis and encephalitis [8, 9]
T11 Acanthamoeba hatchetti a, A. stevensoni, A.quina Keratitis and encephalitis [9]
T12 A. healyi Encephalitis [8, 9]
T13 Acanthamoeba spp. Unknown
T14 Acanthamoeba spp. Unknown
T15 A. jacobsi Keratitis [8]
T16 Acanthamoeba spp. Unknown
T17 Acanthamoeba spp. Unknown
T18 Acanthamoeba spp. Unknown
  1. aIsolated in the present study