Table 1: Aetiological spectrum of microbial keratitis over an 8-year period (2005–2012) at a tertiary eye care facility in India.

YearBacterial onlyFungal onlyMixed (bacterial + fungal)Others*No growthTotal

20059589195120328
20068680230119308
200710910538272326
20081084436663257
20091156444156280
2010885169027235
20111213556426242
2012852558422194

Total807+493343++22+++5052170

Acanthamoeba sp. & Nocardia sp.
+In some patients, more than one bacteria was isolated.
++In some patients, more than one bacteria was isolated in addition to fungi.
+++Nocardia accounted for 13 isolates.