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69 isolates of fungi causing fungal external otitis EAC Otomycosis were obtained from patients with fungal external otitis 76.66% of the total number of 90 otological smears, 17 isolates of which belong to the genus Candida spp, 27 isolates belong to the genus Aspergillus spp, 4 co-infections of the said sexes, 5 isolates belong to the genus Alternaria, and 9 isolates belong to the genus penicillium, 6 isolates belonging to the genus Fusarium, and 5 isolates belonging to the genus Rhizopus all fungi were diagnosed by traditional methods through phenotypic examinations on a petri dish as well as the study of microscopic traits, so candida albicans and Aspergillus niger is the most visible fungus species in this study.

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EAC Otomycosis Candida spp Aspergillus spp Penicillium Rhizopus

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Abd, K. M., & Mahde Shugran, A. H. (2024). PHENOTYPIC DIAGNOSIS OF LABORATORY CULTURE OF FUNGI ISOLATED FROM THE EXTERNAL EAR CANAL EXTERNAL AUDITORY CANAL CAUSING OTITIS EXTERNA. Central Asian Journal of Medical and Natural Science, 5(1), 198-204. https://doi.org/10.17605/cajmns.v5i1.2304

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