Table 1

Aetiology of corneal ulcers

IndiaGhana
Type of micro-organismNo%No%
Definite bacterial19123.93612.4
Definite fungal30938.610536.2
Definite mixed445.541.4
Definite Acanthamoeba spp70.910.3
Unknown24931.114449.7
Total800100290100
IndiaGhana
*Bacteria only.
Microscopy and culture negative2387
Microscopy positive, culture negative*21824
Microscopy negative, culture positive833
Total249144