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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococci in Companion Animals
We determined the molecular characteristics of methicillin-resistant staphylococci from animals and staff at a small animal and equine hospital. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)… Expand
Epidemics of invasive Salmonella enterica serovar enteritidis and S. enterica Serovar typhimurium infection associated with multidrug resistance among adults and children in Malawi.
- M. Gordon, S. Graham, +7 authors M. Molyneux
- Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
- 1 April 2008
BACKGROUND Nontyphoidal salmonellae (NTS) have become the most common cause of bacteremia in tropical Africa, particularly among susceptible children and HIV-infected adults. METHODS We describe… Expand
Cryptosporidiosis: prevalence, genotype analysis, and symptoms associated with infections in children in Kenya.
- W. Gatei, C. N. Wamae, +7 authors C. Hart
- The American journal of tropical medicine and…
- 1 December 2008
Cryptosporidium parasites are leading causes of enteric disease, especially in children. A prospective survey on the prevalence of cryptosporidiosis in children less than five years of age was… Expand
Antimicrobial resistance in developing countries
In 1990, an estimated 78% of the world's total population lived in the developing world. Of the 39.5 million deaths in the developing world, 9.2 million were estimated to have been caused by… Expand
Non-typhoidal salmonella bacteraemia among HIV-infected Malawian adults: high mortality and frequent recrudescence
ObjectiveNon-typhoidal salmonella (NTS) bacteraemia is a common, recurrent illness in HIV-infected African adults. We aimed to describe the presentation and outcome of NTS bacteraemia, the pattern of… Expand
Prevalence and risk factors for Cryptosporidium spp. infection in young calves.
A cross-sectional study was designed to investigate the prevalence and risk factors for Cryptosporidium infection in young calves. Forty-one farms in a discrete, densely farmed 100 km2 area of North… Expand
Human Metapneumovirus in Severe Respiratory Syncytial Virus Bronchiolitis
- J. Greensill, P. McNamara, W. Dove, B. Flanagan, R. Smyth, C. Hart
- Medicine, Biology
- Emerging infectious diseases
- 1 March 2003
Reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction was used to detect segments of the M (matrix), N (nucleoprotein), and F (fusion) genes of human metapneumovirus in bronchoalveolar fluid from 30… Expand
Epidemiology of rotavirus diarrhoea in Africa: a review to assess the need for rotavirus immunization.
Rapid progress towards the development of rotavirus vaccines has prompted a reassessment of the disease burden of rotavirus diarrhoea in developing countries and the possible impact of these vaccines… Expand
Rapid Evolution and the Importance of Recombination to the Gastroenteric Pathogen Campylobacter jejuni
- D. Wilson, E. Gabriel, +7 authors P. Fearnhead
- Medicine, Biology
- Molecular biology and evolution
- 13 November 2008
Responsible for the majority of bacterial gastroenteritis in the developed world, Campylobacter jejuni is a pervasive pathogen of humans and animals, but its evolution is obscure. In this paper, we… Expand