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Vet Dermatol. 2010 Oct;21(5):522-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3164.2010.00884.x. Epub 2010 Apr 9.

Chronic monolateral otomycosis in a dog caused by Aspergillus ochraceus.

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Private Practice, Fano, Pesaro - Urbino, Italy.


Aspergillus ochraceus, a widely distributed filamentous fungus, was isolated and identified by cytology and culture as the cause of unilateral ceruminous purulent otitis in a 4-year-old male mixed-breed dog. The pathogenic role of the fungal isolate was confirmed by a good response to antifungal therapy and the absence of other pathogens. No underlying diseases were identified and the dog recovered after 3 weeks of therapy with oral itraconazole and topical miconazole.

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