William A. Beresford

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OBJECTIVE To demonstrate that nosocomial transmission of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) can be terminated and endemicity prevented despite widespread dissemination of an epidemic strain in a large tertiary-care referral hospital. INTERVENTIONS Two months after the index case was detected in the intensive care unit, 68 patients became either(More)
Trior~hocresylphosphate 1 (TOCP) has a biological property of causing ataxia and paralysis of the legs when ingested by man or chicken. Similar motor symptoms affecting the hind legs have been induced in eats by the daily painting of TOCP on the shaven skin over a period of several weeks. In the hen the central nervous system and somewhat later the sciatics(More)
Bilateral para-aortic lymphadenectomy is routine prior to radical surgery in cancer of the cervix. A pregnant patient with invasive cancer of the cervix and ectopic decidual cell reaction in para-aortic and pelvic nodes is presented. A decidual cell reaction in frozen sections of para-aortic lymph nodes could be confused with metastatic disease.(More)
The penile bone and anterior process were made anorganic for scanning electron microscopy. The mature bone has a basal bulb and a long, cylindrical shaft bevelled at its tip to fit under a matching surface on the anterior process, giving rise to a bevelled 'suture'. A rough, resting, Sharpey-fibre bone surface covers the base and tip of the bone, the dorsal(More)