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    • Climate change and predicted trend of fungal keratitis in Egypt 

      Saad Hussein, A.; El Mofty, H.M.; Hassanien, M.A. (‎2011)‎
      Rising rates of invasive fungal infections may be linked to global climate change. A study was made of the trend of ophthalmic fungal corneal keratitis in the greater Cairo area of Egypt and its association with climate records during the same period. Data on diagnosed cases of fungal keratitis were collected from records of ophthalmic departments of Cairo University hospital and atmospheric temperature and humidity for the greater Cairo area were obtained from online records. Statistical analysis showed a significant increase in the relative ...