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A randomized trial comparing ceftriaxone (3 g given parenterally per day for 7 days) to ciprofloxacin (500 mg given orally twice a day for 7 days) in the treatment of blood culture positive typhoid fever was conducted. Twenty patients were openly randomized to receive ciprofloxacin and 22 to receive ceftriaxone. The outcome was classified as clinical(More)
During the mid-1980s, nosocomial infections due to aminoglycoside-resistant Klebsiella pneumonia were prevalent in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Salamanya Medical Centre, Bahrain. In an attempt to control the spread of such organisms, the third-generation cephalosporins were introduced in early 1987. Subsequently there was a marked increase in the(More)
Between 1988 and 1990, serological surveys designed to study local disease prevalence and assess the clinical value of various prenatal screening tests were undertaken at Salmaniya Medical Center in Bahrain. High maternal antibody prevalence (greater than 85%) to cytomegalovirus (CMV), herpes simplex virus (HSV) and rubella was demonstrated, and 28% showed(More)
Inoculation of six corn hybrids using 2 ml of mixed of sporidial suspension 5.5 × 10 5 sporidia ml-1 were injected in the ear and below leaf whorl after 50 days of planting for inducing a high incidence and high severity of common smut of corn caused by Ustilago maydis. An excellent development of corn smut detected using ear injection. The higher incidence(More)
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