1601-3

Ear: Aspergillus niger – Shipped 18 January 2016

HISTORY

This challenge was sent as a simulated ear sample. Laboratories were expected to isolate and identify Aspergillus niger

MAIN EDUCATIONAL POINTS from 1601-3

  • A. niger is the most frequently encountered agent of otomycosis (51%).
  • Otomycosis may occur as an acute, subacute, or chronic non-invasive infection with inflammation and exudate.

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