Mycotic Corneal Ulcer in Bangladesh

Corneal scrapings from 125 patients were examined rcr the presence of uai, Culturally, 37.6% yielded fungi belonging to tcn different ~enera. bptrgi/lus was the commonest fungus (18.4 %) followed by Ca”dida Hnd Clado-Iurn, Other genera found infrequently were Absidia, ‘yodiplJdia. ChaelfJmium, Fusarium, Mucor and Pcmicil/ium. Thore was variation in the pre lIeneeof fungi with respect to the age, occupati Jn, season and the surround 115of the paticnt.; whereas no such relationship was…

 

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