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Present Scenarios of Otomycosis in Rajshahi City of Bangladesh
American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences
Volume 8, Issue 5, October 2020, Pages: 137-142
Received: Jul. 23, 2020; Accepted: Aug. 18, 2020; Published: Sep. 10, 2020
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Karishma Kabir Nipa, Institute of Biological Science, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
AHM Mostafa Kamal, Intensive Care Unit, Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Muhammad Jakir Hossain, Department of Agricultural Genetic Engineering, Nigde Omer Halisdemir University, Nigde, Turkey
Ahmed Imtiaj, Department of Botany, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
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Abstract
In current study, an attempt was taken to investigate into the scenarios of otomycosis disease in Rajshahi metropolitan city of Bangladesh. There were 237 otomycosis patients found among 3875 ear patients during the studied period. Habit, habitat, life style, personal hygiene and food or nutritional status were found to be crucial factors which were largely responsible for the onset of otomycosis. Among 237 otomycosis patients, 125 and 112 sufferers were from rural and urban regions, respectively. In rural, male was more sufferer than female whereas, in urban, result was opposite to rural. Among 3 consecutive seasonal periods, the incidence of otomycosis patients was the highest in humid/rainy season (50.6%), intermediate level in winter season (35.4%) and the lowest level in dry seasons (14.0%). No significant variation was found between male (50.2%) and female (49.8%) patients for the onset of otomycosis. Age group was also potential for the onset of studied disease. The occurrences of over age (61 to above), baby (up to 10) and juvenile (11 to 20) group were 30.4%, 27.8% and 27.4%, respectively which were high. Whereas, the incidence was found to be low in early youth (5.1%) and late youth (9.3%) groups.
Keywords
Associated Complications, Ear Canal, Factors, Fungal Infection, Otomycosis
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Karishma Kabir Nipa, AHM Mostafa Kamal, Muhammad Jakir Hossain, Ahmed Imtiaj, Present Scenarios of Otomycosis in Rajshahi City of Bangladesh, American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences. Vol. 8, No. 5, 2020, pp. 137-142. doi: 10.11648/j.ajbls.20200805.13
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