Characterization of Edenia gomezpompae Isolated from a Patient with Keratitis

  title={Characterization of Edenia gomezpompae Isolated from a Patient with Keratitis},
  author={Yan-Jiu Cui and Hui Jia and Da-ke He and Hui-Xin Yu and Song Gao and Koji Yokoyama and Jing Li and Li Wang},
Edenia gomezpompae, isolated from a patient suffering from keratitis, who was an agricultural worker with a 4-year history of diabetes mellitus, is described. Fungal hyphae were detected in corneal scrapings after microscopic examination and repeated culture. Isolates were identified by morphology and by sequencing the internal transcribed spacer region of ribosomal DNA. Chlamydospore characteristics of E. gomezpompae are described for the first time. The in vitro antifungal susceptibilities of… Expand
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