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Original Research Article

Acremonium Corneal Ulcer: A Threat to Patient’s Eye

Dr. Sneha Sharad Bowalekar and Dr. Mohiuddin Qazi2

1.Microbiologist (Part time), Dr. Lal Path Labs, MRL, Mumbai and SunLab Diagnostic Pvt. Ltd.,Thane. & Resident doctor in Microbiology, Government Medical College, Nagpur, Maharashtra._
2.Associate Professor in Microbiology, Government Medical College, Nagpur, Maharashtra.

Ind.J.Applied.Microbiol. 2019 .22(3) : 1-6

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We present a case of Acremonium corneal ulcer which was treated with antifungal agents both topically as well as systemically. Superficial keratoplasty was performed in the course of the disease, but patient ended up with endophthalmitis. It thus brings to our notice that early diagnosis and treatment of fungal corneal ulcers crucial to its prognosis. In today’s era, newer fungi are increasingly found responsible in introducing invasive infection at body sites. Prompt management of such infections starts from clinical suspicion, early microbiological diagnosis with direct staining techniques to presumptively identify fungal etiology and isolation and identification of fungus in culture.

Keywords: Acremonium, keratitis, natamycin, voriconazole

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