Efficacy of topical and systemic itraconazole as a broad-spectrum antifungal agent in mycotic corneal ulcer. A preliminary study.

@article{Agarwal2001EfficacyOT,
  title={Efficacy of topical and systemic itraconazole as a broad-spectrum antifungal agent in mycotic corneal ulcer. A preliminary study.},
  author={Pankaj Kumar Agarwal and Parthasarathi Roy and Ashim Das and Asit Ranjan Banerjee and Pranab Kumar Maity},
  journal={Indian journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2001},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={173-6}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy of topical (1%) and systemic itraconazole against common fungi such as Aspergillus and other filamentous fungi that cause mycotic corneal ulcer. METHODS A prospective randomised, controlled study was done in 54 clinically suspected cases of fungal keratitis of which 44 were culture proven. Half the cases (n=27) with… CONTINUE READING