Bacteriology of infected hands and feet in leprosy patients.

  title={Bacteriology of infected hands and feet in leprosy patients.},
  author={S Abdulkadir},
  journal={Indian journal of leprosy},
  volume={61 1},
70 cases of infected hands and feet admitted to ALERT Hospital during 1986/1987 (3/10/86-5/5/87) were studied for the infecting organisms and the sensitivity of these organisms to available antibiotics. Single organisms were isolated in 56 cases (95%), two organisms were isolated in 3 cases (5%), no organisms were isolated in 11 cases (15.7%). Proteus was the commonest organism. Most effective drug was Ampicillin. Three organisms isolated in 7 cases proved resistant to all drugs tested. The… CONTINUE READING