Chetan Khurana

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To determine the prevalence of infection and colonization with Chlamydia trachomatis in pregnant women of low socioeconomic status, 363 women (age range 15 to 48 years; median age 24) were screened. Cultures for C trachomatis were obtained prospectively. Chlamydia trachomatis was recovered from 16.8% of the patients. The incidence of infection ranged from(More)
Of 107 gram-negative isolates obtained from intensive care units examined for patterns of multiresistance to 16 antimicrobial agents, 54.2% were multiresistant, defined as resistant to three or more test antimicrobials. Ciprofloxacin had excellent activity against all isolates with 93.4% susceptibility. Ciprofloxacin also performed well on multiresistant(More)
This study compared the effectiveness of treatment with various antibiotics in rabbits with experimental group B beta-haemolytic streptococcal meningitis. Groups of nine infected rabbits each received the following treatments intramuscularly, three times per day: (1) control--no treatment; (2) mezlocillin--400 mg/kg/day; (3) mezlocillin--400 mg/kg/day +(More)
  • C M Khurana
  • The Pediatric infectious disease journal
  • 1996
OBJECTIVE This multicenter, randomized, open label study compared the efficacy and safety of azithromycin and amoxicillin/clavulanate for the treatment of acute otitis media among children who were attending a day-care facility or school. METHODS Eligible children with acute otitis media from 21 US centers were randomized to treatment with 10 mg/kg of(More)
The safety and efficacy of a new oral suspension formulation of clarithromycin were evaluated in this multicenter, Phase III, single blind, comparative trial in 379 children ages 6 months to 12 years with signs or symptoms of acute otitis media. Children were randomized to receive a 10-day course of clarithromycin oral suspension (7.5 mg/kg; maximum, 500(More)