Beauveria bassiana keratitis in bullous keratopathy: antifungal sensitivity testing and management.

@article{Figueira2012BeauveriaBK,
  title={Beauveria bassiana keratitis in bullous keratopathy: antifungal sensitivity testing and management.},
  author={Lu{\'i}s Figueira and Dolores Pinheiro and Ra{\'u}l Moreira and Eug{\'e}nia Pinto and Joana Sim{\~o}es and Elisa Camisa and Lu{\'i}s Torr{\~a}o and Jorge Palmares and Fernando Manuel Falc{\~a}o-Reis},
  journal={European journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={814-8}
}
PURPOSE Beauveria bassiana is a ubiquitous fungus available as an insecticide. In humans, it has limited virulence; to our knowledge, only 3 cases of invasive disease and 10 cases of keratitis have been documented. METHODS AND RESULTS We report the first case of B bassiana keratitis in a patient with aphakic bullous keratopathy. The fungal keratitis proved to be highly resistant to topical clotrimazole. Molecular identification was based on DNA sequence analysis. The minimal inhibitory… CONTINUE READING