Conjunctival fungus culture Indications :
The test is to confirm presence of keratomycosis
The most common cause of keratomycosis is Fusarium solanae, Candida albicans, Aspergillus fumigatus, Curvularia sp, Aspergillus flavus and other species of Aspergillus, Penicillium, Paecilomyces, Fusarium, and other species.
Normal Range :
Scrapings of corneal ulcer, washings of lacrimal duct
Test Method :
culture - Sabouraud's medium, Brain heart infusion agar.
Related Tests :
conjunctival culture, Fungus smear