Kwame W Chiwaya

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Nontyphoidal Salmonella (NTS) is recognized as a common cause of bacteremia in malaria-endemic Africa but its importance as a cause of pneumonia is uncertain. We report a case of pneumonia caused by NTS confirmed by culture of lung aspirate from a consolidated left lung in a 16 month-old HIV-uninfected girl who had been admitted to the hospital 1 month(More)
We report three cases of brain abscess in children admitted to QECH in 2006. All children were HIV-uninfected. One case was associated with staphylococcal empyema, another with chronic suppurative otitis media and mastoiditis, and the third case had no identified extracranial focus of infection. These cases illustrate the difficulties of diagnosis and(More)
The clinical presentation and management of brain abscess in three HIV-uninfected Malawian children are reported. One case was associated with staphylococcal empyema and severe malarial anaemia and another case with chronic suppurative otitis media and mastoiditis. The third case had no identified extracranial focus of infection. These cases illustrate the(More)
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