A SURVEY TO ASSESS THE AWARENESS AND KNOWLEDGE OF POST GRADUATE STUDENTS ON MUCORMYCOSIS IN ANDHRA PRADESH – AN ONLINE SURVEY (PICK IT FAST SAVE PRECIOUS LIFE)
Padmini D.*, Rao BL, Sudheer K., Krishna Teja G., Sai Kumar CD and Mrudula AG
Mucormycosis is a severe opportunistic fungal infection caused by a fungus belonging to the Mucorales order. This fungal infection can spread quickly in those who are immunologically or metabolically impaired, such as patients who have recently suffered COVID19 infection. The most essential elements that impact prognosis in the management of Mucormycosis are early suspicion, fast diagnosis, and treatment commencement. This article describes the knowledge and awareness the post graduate students are having regarding Mucormycosis.
Keywords: Mucormycosis, Black fungus, Amphotericin B, Survey, Obturator.
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