Prevalence of Toxigenic fungi associated with Rhinosinusitis cases in AL-Diwanyah city


This aimed to investigate of toxigenic fungi associated with sinusitis therefore 75specimens were collected from patients suffers from Rhino sinusitis sinusitis after diagnosis by specialist physician and attended to Al-diwanyah teaching hospitals and investigate the ability of some fungi on mycotoxin production. The prevalence of fungal sinusitis in our study was 60%. Aspergillus spp was the most commonly isolated species with percentage (44.44%)of fungus and this fungi had ability to produce Aflatoxin that appear as florescent blue spot on TLC plates when Checked under UV.