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Beta-lactamase mediated resistance in Salmonella spp. at a tertiary hospital in KwaZulu-Natal.
Extended spectrum (3-lactamases (ESBLs) were characterized in Salmonella spp. isolates from a pediatric ward of a hospital in Durban. Forty one Salmonella spp. were subjected to serotyping, antibiotic susceptibility testing, ...
Interaction between Mycobacterium tuberculosis and pulmonary epithelium.
Background Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates such as the Beijing and F15/LAM4/KZN families dominate in patients. The emergence of extensively drug resistant (XDR) M. tuberculosis isolates raises concern. The need to ...
The syndromic management of sexually transmitted diseases : clinical microbiological response in relation to aetiology, susceptibility patterns and co-infection with HIV-1 [electronic resource].
HIV-1 is the most prevalent and notorious sexually transmitted pathogen locally, and constantly challenges our foundation of knowledge regarding the classical STIs. The ultimate objective of the syndromic management ...
Rapid prediction of multi-drug resistance in clinical specimens of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Conventional drug susceptibility testing techniques, the ‘gold standard’ for M. tuberculosis are slow, requiring about 3-6 weeks from a positive culture. This diagnostic delay, before initiation of appropriate treatment, ...