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Mycotic Keratitis

1st Edition

Edited by Mahendra Rai, Marcelo Luis Occhiutto

CRC Press

246 pages | 22 Color Illus. | 53 B/W Illus.

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Description

Mycotic keratitis, also known asfungal keratitis, is commonly defined as an inflammation of the cornea. Globally, mycotic keratitis is more common as compared to others eye disorders. Though it occurs in all parts of the world it is more prevalent in tropical and subtropical areas. Mycotic Keratitis emphasizes novel perspectives on mycotic keratitis treatments and addresses different therapies used in treatment. The book is designed to be immensely useful for the students and teachers of microbiology, medicine, mycology, ophthalmology, biotechnology and nanotechnology. Medical microbiology researchers in general and medical mycology in particular will find it a valuable user-friendly book.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Mycotic Keratitis: An Old Disease with Modern Nanotechnological Solutions

Mahendra Rai, Avinash Ingle, Indarchand Gupta, Pramod Ingle, Priti Paralikar and Marcelo Luís Occhiutto

Fungal Keratitis Due to Fusarium

Alexandro Bonifaz, Lorena Gordillo-García, Scarlett Fest-Parra, Andrés Tirado Sánchez and Karla García-Carmona

Mycotic Keratitis caused by Dematiaceous Fungi

Javier Araiza, Andrés Tirado-Sánchez and Alexandro Bonifaz

Microbiological Diagnosis of Fungal Keratitis

Ayse Kalkanci

Special Cases in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Fungal Keratitis

Weiyun Shi and Hua Gao

Diagnosis and Treatment of Fungal Keratitis

Weiyun Shi and Hua Gao

Presentation, Clinical Signs and Prognostic Factors of Mycotic Keratitis

Mohammad Z. Mustafa and Pankaj K. Agarwal

Management of Fungal Keratitis

Mohammad Soleimani and Nader Mohammadi

Pathogenesis of Fungal Keratitis

Marcelo Luís Occhiutto

Epidemiology of Mycotic Keratitis

Ana Luiza Mylla Boso, Rosane Silvestre Castro, Denise Oliveira Fornazari and Monica Alves

Exploring Potential of Nanocarriers for Therapy of Mycotic Keratitis

Mrunali R. Patel, Rashmin B. Patel and Anuj J. Patel

Novel Perspectives in Treatment of Fungal Keratitis

Bhavana Sharma, Payal Gupta, Prashant Borde, Arjun Ravi and R.B. Vajpayee

Therapeutic Approach in Fungal Keratitis

Victoria Díaz-Tome, María Teresa-Rodríguez Ares, Rubén Varela-Fernández, Rosario Touriño-Peralba, Miguel González-Barcia, Laura Martínez-Pérez, María Jesús Lamas,

Francisco J. Otero-Espinar and Anxo Fernández-Ferreiro

Surgical Treatment of Mycotic Keratitis

Tadeu Cvintal, Diego Casagrande and Victor Cvintal

About the Editors

Mahendra Rai, Ph.D. is a Senior Professor and UGC-Basic Science Research Faculty at the Department of Biotechnology, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Maharashtra, India. He was Visiting Scientist in University of Geneva, Debrecen University, Hungary; University of Campinas, Brazil; Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland. VSB Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, and National University of Rosario, Argentina. His area of interests include Microbial Biotechnology and nanobiotechnology. He has published more than 400 research papers in national and international journals. In addition, he has edited/authored more than 48 books and 6 patents.

Marcelo Luís Occhiutto, M.D., is a physician in the Department of External Diseases, Cataract and Refractive Surgery of the T. Cvintal Institute of Ophthalmology - São Paulo, Brazil. He is a researcher at the Department of Ophthalmology and Human Genetics in the University of Campinas. His most recent research focuses on the use of nanotechnology for antiproliferative drugs in glaucoma surgeries, and about the identification of genetic polymorphisms that participate in the etiology of this serious eye disease.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General