Boško Desnica

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In a one-year study at the University Hospital of Infectious Diseases in Zagreb, Croatia the rate of asymptomatic throat carriage of beta-haemolytic streptococci was investigated. Throat carriage was investigated in 1796 patients, none of whom had a sore throat nor signs and/or symptoms of a respiratory tract infection. The carrier rate of beta-haemolytic(More)
AIM To investigate the relationship between plasma and cyst concentrations of albendazolesulphoxide (ASO) and their effects on parasitological findings and disease recurrence in patients with liver hydatidosis. METHODS The study was conducted at the University Hospital for Infectious Diseases Dr. Fran Mihaljević, Zagreb, Croatia, between August 2006 and(More)
AIM To evaluate the safety and efficacy of conservative therapy of polymicrobial anaerobic sepsis and appendiceal mass. CASE REPORT We report on an 18-year-old patient admitted for fever (38.8 degrees C), abdominal pain and vomiting. Leukocytosis with left shift maturation, and diarrhea were noted during hospital stay. A Fusobacterium species and(More)
Cadazolid is under development as an oral treatment for Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), which is the most common infectious cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. Low systemic cadazolid exposures were previously reported in healthy subjects following both single and multiple oral dosing. The main objective of this study was to investigate systemic(More)
Diagnosis of liver hydatid cyst disease was established by ultrasound and CT examination in 76 patients and confirmed with positive IF and ELISA tests. We found them elective for percutaneous punction after albendazole treatment. Obtained specimens were examined for presence of echinococcal particles and 48 were positive (63.16 %) and it reflects the(More)
We describe a case of an abrupt onset of polymicrobial Actinomyces naeslundii/Pseudomonas aeruginosa sepsis in a patient with a previously silent abdominal actinomycosis, developed 2 months after colonoscopy when the diagnosis of a left-sided ulcerative colitis was established. Prolonged high-dose ceftriaxone therapy was clinically effective, albeit(More)
In der vorliegenden Arbeit wurden Wildschweine aus dem Jagdrevier „Podunavlje-Podravlje”, das sich im Osten der Republik Kroatien befindet, auf das Vorkommen vonTrichinella spiralis untersucht. Im Jahre 1999 wurde das Wild im Jagdrevier gezählt. Die Anzahl der Wildschweine im Zeitraum 1990 bis 1999 wurde gesondert erfasst. Es zeigte sich, dass im Jagdrevier(More)
Visceral leishmaniasis or kala-azar is a systemic infectious vector-borne disease caused by protozoa Leishmania donovani and Leishmania infantum that are transmitted to mammalian hosts by sand flies. It occurrs sporadically in endemic areas, including Mediterranean basin. Southern coastal territories of Croatia have been recognized as the foci of the(More)