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Antimicrobial sensitivity tests were performed on four-hundred and ninety-seven bacterial isolates from Sudanese patients with diarrhea or urinary tract infections. Shigella dysenteriae type I and enteropathogenic Escherichia coli showed high resistance rates (percentage of isolates showing antibiotic resistance) against the commonly-used antimicrobial(More)
Livestock are a major asset for rural households throughout the developing world and are increasingly regarded as a means of reducing poverty. However, many rural areas are characterised by limited or no accessibility to veterinary services. Economic theory indicates that primary level services can be provided by para-veterinary professionals working as(More)
Twenty-nine cases of complicated diphtheria infection occurring during an epidemic in Khartoum are reviewed. The organism was a Corynebacterium diphtheriae subsp. gravis with an unusual property of fermenting sucrose. Eighteen patients were detected during prospective follow-up, where as 11 presented initially with a complication. Complications were mostly(More)
Diarrhoea caused by the protozoan parasite Cryptosporidium has been shown in several tropical countries to be an important health problem, particularly in children. Although infection is often associated with contact with animals, it may also occur through person to person transmission and via contaminated water or food. We have undertaken a cross sectional(More)
  • H S Hassan
  • 1985
Antibacterial sensitivity tests were done for 513 salmonellae and 133 shigellae. Salmonella strains were divided into three groups: 336 Salmonella typhi, 134 salmonellae isolated from cases of gastroenteritis and 43 salmonellae isolated from non-human sources. All salmonellae and shigellae were sensitive to chloramphenicol. All salmonellae were sensitive to(More)
Parasitic infestation is common in developing countries especially in Africa. Children are often more vulnerable to these infections. Many health problems result from these infestations, including malnutrition, iron-deficiency anemia, surgical morbidities, and even impaired cognitive function and educational achievement. Surgical intervention may be needed(More)
Many developing countries' governments have invested heavily in increasing the number of e-government projects. However, there is a lack of clear case material, which describes the potentialities and consequence experienced by governments trying to manage with this change. The Ministry of State for Administrative Development (MSAD) is the organization(More)