Geoffrey L Ridgway

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These evidence-based guidelines have been produced after a literature review of the laboratory diagnosis and susceptibility testing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). We have considered the detection of MRSA in screening samples and the detection of reduced susceptibility to glycopeptides in S. aureus. Recommendations are given for the(More)
A MUMPS based computer system is described for the processing of data in a microbiology laboratory. The system uses visual display units and mnemonic codes for data input. All functions are carried out within the department by the medical, technical, and clerical staff. While the system described is integrated with other user-systems in the hospital, it is(More)
The in-vitro activity of roxithromycin against Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma urealyticum, Treponema pallidum, Gardnerella vaginalis and Haemophilus ducreyi is reviewed. Roxithromycin demonstrated equivalent activity to erythromycin against N. gonorrhoeae, C. trachomatis, M. hominis, U. urealyticum, G. vaginalis(More)
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