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Fusarium Keratitis

Fusarium Keratitis is a severe infection the eyes. It is caused by contact with a fungus contained in plants and soil. It is found in southern regions of the U.S. and in tropical and subtropical regions. Symptoms usually include: eye redness, eye pain, tearing, discharge and sensitivity to light. Serious infection can lead to permanent scarring and blindness


Utah Department of Health
Bureau of Epidemiology
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288 North 1460 West
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Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2104

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