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The present study was undertaken to determine the occurrence, distribution and antimicrobial resistance profiles of Salmonella serovars in slaughter beef cattle, slaughterhouse environment and personnel engaged in flaying and evisceration during slaughtering process. A total of 800 samples (each sample type, n = 100) consisting of swabs from hides,(More)
Nephronophthisis is a form of autosomal recessive hereditary cystic kidney disease that typically progresses to end-stage renal disease by early adulthood. Conversely, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis is a histological glomerular phenotype that can be familial, primary (idiopathic), or secondary to a multitude of pathological processes affecting the(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the current management of patients with Helicobacter pylori infection in general practice with regard to the selection of patients, testing for the presence of the organism, the choice of eradication therapy and the occurrence of symptoms during follow-up. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey involving the retrospective collection of data(More)
The dialysis disequilibrium syndrome (DDS) is characterized by progressive neurological symptoms and signs attributable to cerebral edema that occurs due to fluid shifts into the brain following a relatively rapid decrease in serum osmolality during hemodialysis (HD). Since continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) is less efficient at solute clearance(More)
At birth, GFR and tubular function of neonates is compromised as compared to older children and adults. These functions are even less developed in premature infants. These facts have a direct bearing on drug dosing, fluid and electrolyte administration, and maintenance of acid-base balance in neonates. Although many detailed methods of assessing renal(More)
Central venous catheter is commonly utilized as a hemodialysis access in the pediatric population. Long-standing central venous catheters can be complicated by superior vena cava (SVC) stenosis and thrombosis that can rarely present as pleural effusions. We report a case of a 5-year-old boy on chronic hemodialysis who presented with combined pleural and(More)
Survival of critically ill neonates in the intensive care unit has improved over the past decades reflecting improvements in obstetric, delivery room and neonatal intensive care, however, morbidity remains significant. Acute kidney injury is a common occurrence in these neonates and despite improved understanding of the pathophysiology and management of(More)
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