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This pilot case-control study at a tertiary-care hospital over a four-month period was aimed at evaluating the possible usefulness of screening of TORCH (Toxoplasma gondii, rubella virus, cytomegalovirus, and Herpes simplex virus) in females with bad obstetric history. The study included 12 women with bad obstetric history and a similar number of matched(More)
Shigellosis is a global human health problem, especially in developing countries where there are inadequate hygiene and unsafe water supplies (1,2). Shigella accounts for a significant proportion of cases of bacillary dysentery in many tropical and subtropical countries (3,4). Shigella is one of the most important causes of gastroenteritis-induced deaths in(More)
The prevalence of nalidixic acid-resistant Salmonella Typhi (NARST) infection is increasing worldwide. We are reporting an unusual case of infected haematocolpos presenting as urinary obstruction in a patient with fever of unknown origin (FUO). This case report highlights the importance of quinolone-resistant typhoid fever in the differential diagnosis of(More)
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