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  1. Prevalence of fungal corneal ulcers in Northern India.

    Article - En anglais

    Fungal corneal ulcer is common in India due to the tropical climate and a large agrarian population that is at risk.

    Various factors such as trauma, the injudicious use of topical antibiotics and corticosteroids are involved.

    Many of the age and sex-related risk factors also play a minor role.

    This 6-year study from Northern India revealed that fungi were detected in 61 (8.4%) out of 730 patients investigated.

    Direct microscopy was positive in 51 (7%) and culture in 53 (7.3%) patients.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Ulcère, Cornée, Mycose, Infection, Etiologie, Exploration microbiologique, Facteur risque, Prévalence, Inde, Asie, Epidémiologie, Homme, Oeil pathologie, Kératopathie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Ulcer, Cornea, Mycosis, Infection, Etiology, Microbiological investigation, Risk factor, Prevalence, India, Asia, Epidemiology, Human, Eye disease, Keratopathy

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0569735

    Code Inist : 002B05D02A. Création : 09/06/1995.