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The bacteriology of skin sores in Goroka children.

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The bacteriology of infected skin lesions was studied in paediatric outpatients. Thirty-nine untreated lesions were studied: 37 (95%) grew beta haemolytic streptococci (46% group A, 3% group B, 23% group C, 26% group G), 21 (54%) grew Staphylococcus aureus and 13 (33%) grew Corynebacterium haemolyticum. No attempt was made to selectively isolate Corynebacterium diphtheriae in this study. Vincent's organisms were seen in 13 (37%) of 35 gram stains from untreated lesions, including eight (73%) ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Author
Journal:
Papua and New Guinea medical journal More from this journal
Volume:
27
Issue:
2
Pages:
83-87
Publication date:
1984-06-01
ISSN:
0031-1480
Language:
English
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pubs:35506
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uuid:092bab02-8f2f-4fdb-b19b-63a1fdb03807
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pubs:35506
Source identifiers:
35506
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2012-12-19

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