Evelyn Webb Williams

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A maternity hospital outbreak of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with a strain other than EMRSA-1 is described. In contrast to previously documented outbreaks, which have usually centered on special care baby units, this outbreak mainly involved the routine ante-natal and postnatal wards. Thirty-seven mothers, 18 babies and nine staff were(More)
We report a case of infection with Candida glabrata in which the organism became resistant to fluconazole and in which pre- and posttreatment isolates were available for comparison. The organism was cross-resistant to ketoconazole and itraconazole, in common with other azole-resistant yeasts. Fluconazole was a potent inhibitor of cytochrome P-450-dependent(More)
In July and August 1981, five patients in the cardiac surgery unit of the Bristol Royal Infirmary developed septicemia caused by Morganella morganii, Proteus mirabilis, or both of these species. Three of the patients had serious wound infections, and three of the patients died. Typing of the M. morganii isolates by O-serotyping and of the P. mirabilis(More)
PREMISE OF THE STUDY Chloroplast microsatellite loci were characterized from transcriptomes of Artocarpus altilis (breadfruit) and A. camansi (breadnut). They were tested in A. odoratissimus (terap) and A. altilis and evaluated in silico for two congeners. METHODS AND RESULTS Fifteen simple sequence repeats (SSRs) were identified in chloroplast sequences(More)