CASE REPORTS: PDF OnlyColletotrichum graminicola A New Corneal PathogenRitterband, David C. M.D.; Shah, Mahendra M.S.; Seedor, John A. M.D.Author Information The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, New York, U.S.A. Cornea: May 1997 - Volume 16 - Issue 3 - p 362-364 Buy Abstract Purpose We report the first case of an ocular infection with the fungus Colletotrichum graminicola causing keratitis in a 27-year-old man. Methods Twenty-four months after a postoperative course complicated by recurrent fungal keratitis requiring two penetrating keratoplasties. two anterior chamber washouts, a conjunctival flap, and medical treatment with topical natamyein, intracameral amphotericin B, and oral fluconazole. Results The patient has shown no signs of fungal recurrence despite a failed corneal graft. Conclusions C. graminicola is a new corneal pathogen and should be included in the differential diagnosis of mycotic keratitis. © Lippincott-Raven Publishers.