Pythium insidiosum keratitis confirmed by DNA sequence analysis

Paul Badenoch, Douglas Coster, Bruce Wetherall, H Brettig, Maris Rozenbilds, A Drenth, Gabriele Wagels

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    EDITOR,—Pythium insidiosum is an unusual but serious ocular pathogen. Although the organism grows as a mycelium in tissue, it is not a member of the fungal kingdom and its identification can be a challenge for a routine laboratory. We report a case of Pythium keratitis in which the organism was confirmed by nucleic acid sequencing...
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)502-503
    Number of pages2
    JournalBritish Journal of Ophthalmology
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2001


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