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A cross-sectional study was conducted to determine the seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii agglutinins and to investigate the relationship between various risk factors and occurrence of toxoplasmosis in dogs in Trinidad. Of a total 250 dogs, comprising domestic, hunting and stray dogs, 80 (32.0%) were positive for T. gondii agglutinins at a titre of > or(More)
The susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from human clinical and non-clinical sources in Trinidad to bacteriophages and antimicrobial agents was determined. The ability of the strains to produce enterotoxins and toxic shock syndrome toxin-1 (TSST-1) was also investigated. Of the 554 strains tested, 454 (81.8%) were susceptible to(More)
Treatment failures with standard doses of penicillin have been observed in the Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) clinics in Trinidad and Tobago. In the absence of an ongoing surveillance system, the antimicrobial susceptibility of 518 Neisseria gonorrhoeae strains was determined in order to guide treatment. 39 (7.6%) strains were resistant to penicillin,(More)
In order to analyse the methods of curative prescription of antibiotics in four units of hospitalization of the hospital Charles Nicolle of Tunis, a descriptive study of prescriptions was carried out during the first five months of year 2001. On the whole, 165 prescriptions delivered to patients were included in the study. The average age of the patients(More)
The ambulatory anesthesia is now well developed because of the improvement of the intraoperative and the postoperative anesthetic management. The environmental conditions are as well important as surgery and anesthesia management. The ambulatory surgery may be practiced in different type of structures. The conception of an ambulatory center must reflect the(More)
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