Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology

MICROBIOLOGY SECTION - CASE REPORT
Year
: 2008  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 146--148

Ocular thelaziasis in Assam: A report of two cases


Reema Nath1, Kanwar Narain2, Lahori Saikia1, Bharati Sarma Pujari3, Bhaskar Thakuria1, J Mahanta2 
1 Department of Microbiology, Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh, India
2 Regional Medical Research Centre, Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh, India
3 Department of Ophthalmology, Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Reema Nath
Department of Microbiology, Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh - 786 002
India

Small, white, thread-like, motile worms were recovered from the conjunctival sac of a 13-year-old girl and a 50-year-old woman from Dibrugarh district, Assam, India. They were identified as thelazia species. These two cases have been reported due to their rarity in India and elsewhere.


How to cite this article:
Nath R, Narain K, Saikia L, Pujari BS, Thakuria B, Mahanta J. Ocular thelaziasis in Assam: A report of two cases.Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2008;51:146-148


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Nath R, Narain K, Saikia L, Pujari BS, Thakuria B, Mahanta J. Ocular thelaziasis in Assam: A report of two cases. Indian J Pathol Microbiol [serial online] 2008 [cited 2021 Jun 13 ];51:146-148
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