Shanker Venkatesh

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OBJECTIVE To review the clinical and laboratory features and response to treatment of patients with acute brucellar epididymo-orchitis reporting to a tertiary care hospital in Riyadh, and to compare these with other cases reported previously. PATIENTS AND METHODS In this retrospective study, records of all 26 adult patients with brucellosis, who presented(More)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), the first severe new infectious disease of this millennium, caused widespread public disruption. By July 2003, 8427 probable SARS cases had been reported from 29 countries with a case fatality rate of 9.6%. The new febrile respiratory illness spread around the world along the routes of international air travel, with(More)
For many years in the past Streptococcus pneumoniae was uniformly susceptible to penicillin until the sudden and unexpected emergence of clinical infections caused by penicillin-resistant S. pneumoniae (PRSP) in 1967. Within the following decade, reports of nosocomial and community outbreaks of infections due to PRSP became widespread all over the world.(More)
Pyodermas are one of the commonest clinical conditions encountered in dermatological practice. Its prevalence, causative organism and sensitivity pattern differ from place to place. This study is conducted with an objective to find the prevalence, bacteriological profile, and the antibiotic sensitivity pattern of the isolates of pyodermal lesions at the(More)
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