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Table 2 Pathogenic organisms identified in cases of fungal keratitis

From: Microbiological profiles of fungal keratitis: a 10-year study at a tertiary referral center

Organism No. isolates (N = 69) Percentage
Filamentary species 44 64
Curvularia 11 16
Fusarium 10a 14
Aspergillus 10 14
Paecilomyces 5 7.2
Cladosporium 2 2.9
Cryptococcus 1 1.4
Bipolaris 1 1.4
Scytalidium 1 1.4
Colletotrichum 1 1.4
Alternaria 1 1.4
Epicoccum 1 1.4
Unidentified molds 3b 4.3
 Yeast species 22 32
   Candida albicans 9c 13
   Candida parapsilosis 6 8.7
   Candida glabrata 2 2.9
   Candida tropicalis 2 2.9
   Candida krusei 1 1.4
   Candida guilliermondii 1 1.4
  Unidentified yeasts 1 1.4
  1. aOne case grew Fusarium dimerum, a species of Curvularia, Aspergillus fumigatus, and Aspergillus niger
  2. bOne case grew both unidentified mold and yeast species
  3. cOne case grew both C. albicans and C. parapsilosis. Another case grew both C. albicans and C. tropicalis