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Community-acquired septicaemia in southern Viet Nam: the importance of multidrug-resistant Salmonella typhi.

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In a prospective study conducted between mid 1993 and 1994, 437 adults and children were admitted with community-acquired septicaemia to an infectious diseases hospital in southern Viet Nam. Gram-negative aerobes accounted for 90% of isolates and were predominantly Salmonella typhi (67%), Sal. para-typhi A (3%), Escherichia coli (10%), and Klebsiella spp. (5%). Other Salmonella spp. (1%), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (1%), Neisseria meningitidis (0.5%) and Haemophilus influenzae (0.2%) were uncommo...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
92
Issue:
5
Pages:
503-508
Publication date:
1998
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EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
URN:
uuid:266318d6-4b06-4214-b399-16e9ee55945d
Source identifiers:
36688
Local pid:
pubs:36688

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