COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions:
What is the chances of black fungus infection if patient did not get any steroid during COVID treatment?
Generally, black fungal infection occur in patient with underlying immunocompromised condition like cancer patients on chemotherapy, uncontrolled blood sugar levels or in post transplant patients. In COVID 19 infection the chances of black fungus infection is low if blood sugar levels are properly maintained despite treating them with steroids.
DR. VISWESVARAN BALASUBRAMANIAN,
Consultant Interventional Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine