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Indian Journal of Microbiology Research


Clinico-microbial profile of Otomycosis in discharging otitis media in tertiary care hospital


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Author Details : Wagh Kailash B., Ghule Shubhangi B., Karande G. S., Mohite S. T.

Volume : 5, Issue : 2, Year : 2018

Article Page : 218-223


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Abstract

Introduction: Discharging otitis media with superadded fungal infection is now become major otolarynological problems in India commonly seen in children and also in adults. The incidence has been increased in proportion to the wide spread use of topical antibiotics aural preparations.
Materials and Methods: Total 176 patients belonging to all age groups and both sexes(128 – male and 48 – female) were included. All were prediagnosed cases of discharging otitis media enrolled in the study.
Results:Out of 176 cases, 106 cases (76-male, 30-female) belong to acute suppurative otitis media (ASOM) and 70 cases (52-male, 18-female) belong to chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM). In mycological profile of both type of otitis media acute and chronic, 10 fungus isolated, 9 isolates were in chronic suppurative otitis media, of which 6 were of Aspergillus species and remaining 3 were belong to Candida isolates. Only one isolates of Candida albicans was seen in acute suppurative otitis media.
Conclusion:We found that majority of the patients of chronic suppurative otitis media with superadded fungal infection as compared to acute suppurative otitis media.

Keywords:Acute suppurative otitis media(ASOM), chronic suppurative otitis media(CSOM), mycological profile

Doi : 10.18231/2394-5478.2018.0046

How to cite : Wagh Kailash B., Ghule Shubhangi B., Karande G. S., Mohite S. T., Clinico-microbial profile of Otomycosis in discharging otitis media in tertiary care hospital. Indian J Microbiol Res 2018;5(2):218-223

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