William 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)
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)
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)
In the mature alligator, fibrous trabeculae run from the portal areas and capsule through the hepatic parenchyma. The extent of these trabeculae becomes clear only after staining for collagen with, for example, Fast green or Picrosirius red. The trabeculae are less well developed in young caiman. The alligator's liver might use the trabeculae to withstand(More)