Evaluation of agent and host factors in progression of mycotic keratitis: A histologic and microbiologic study of 167 corneal buttons.

@article{Vemuganti2002EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of agent and host factors in progression of mycotic keratitis: A histologic and microbiologic study of 167 corneal buttons.},
  author={Geeta K Vemuganti and Prashant Garg and Usha Gopinathan and Thomas John Naduvilath and Rajesh Kumar John and Rajeev Buddi and G. Mohan Narasimha Rao},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2002},
  volume={109 8},
  pages={1538-46}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the host and agent factors in the progression of mycotic keratitis through the microbiologic evaluation and histologic study of human corneal buttons obtained at the time of therapeutic keratoplasty. DESIGN Retrospective noncomparative consecutive case series. MATERIALS One hundred sixty-seven corneal buttons from 148 patients of microbiologically diagnosed and treated cases of mycotic keratitis who underwent therapeutic keratoplasty between January 1995 and May 1998… CONTINUE READING
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