Nosema corneum

No·se·ma cor·ne·um

a cause of keratoconjunctivitis and diffuse punctate keratopathy in AIDS patients.
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In the 1990s, Vittaforma corneae (formerly known as Nosema corneum) (5) was first described as the cause of corneal infection in an immunocompetent person (6) and disseminated infection in an immunocompromised patient (7).
for the human microsporidium Nosema corneum Shadduck, Meccoli, Davis & Font, 1990, based on its ultrastructure in the liver of experimentally infected athymic mice.