alexa Incidence of Aspergillus Infections in Patients in a Te
ISSN: 2165-8056

Fungal Genomics & Biology
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Research Article

Incidence of Aspergillus Infections in Patients in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Navi Mumbai

Singh R*, Singh G and Urhekar AD
Department of Microbiology, MGM Medical College and Hospital, MGM Institute of Health Sciences, Kamothe, Sector-1, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Corresponding Author : Singh R
Department of Microbiology
MGM Medical College and Hospital
MGM Institute of Health Sciences
Kamothe, Sector-1
Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Tel: 8108335892
Fax: +81-82-257-5454
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: September 25, 2015; Accepted: December 22, 2015; Published: December 28, 2015
Citation: Singh R, Urhekar AD, Singh G (2015) Incidence of Aspergillus Infections in Patients in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Navi Mumbai. Fungal Genom Biol 5:127. doi:10.4172/2165-8056.1000127
Copyright: © 2015 Singh R, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Related article at Pubmed, Scholar Google
 

Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of Aspergillus infections among the patients attending at tertiary care hospital and Hospital environment in Navi Mumbai, India, from January 2014 to December 2014. Total 1785 samples were included in this study for prevalence of Aspergillus species. Out of which 251(14.06%) were positive for Aspergillus infection. Species wise distribution of Aspergillus, maximum numbers were A. niger 142 (56.57%), followed by A. fumigatus 62 (24.70%), A. flavus 35 (13.94%), A. brasiliensis 9 (3.59%) and A. terrus 3 (1.20%). Aspergillus infection prevalence in male patients was 3-fold higher than in female patients. Most infection occurred in age group 51 and above years.

Keywords

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords