Catherine Flemming

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This paper describes 108 consecutively treated patients receiving 109 cadaveric (CD) and living donor (LD) renal allografts using a protocol of quadruple sequential immunosuppression with a rabbit anti-human thymocyte IgG (Thymoglobuline), azathioprine, tapering corticosteroids, and delayed introduction of cyclosporine A. The average length of induction was(More)
Three rectal faecal samples were taken at 24-hour intervals from 136 horses in order to investigate whether multiple faecal cultures yield a greater number of Salmonella-positive horses compared to single faecal cultures. Of these 136 horses, 89 were suspected of salmonellosis on clinical grounds and 47 belonged to a control group. From the 'Salmonella(More)
INTRODUCTION Ventilator-associated respiratory infection (VARI) is an important cause of morbidity in critically-ill patients. Clinical trials performed in heterogeneous populations have suggested there are limited benefits from invasive diagnostic testing to identify patients at risk or to target antimicrobial therapy. However, multiple patient subgroups(More)