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antibiotic sensitivity pattern; experience at university hospital, riyadh, saudi arabia.results of sensitivity testing were discussed based on examination of 5192 isolates of the various bacteria isolated from clinical specimens from king khalid university hospital in riyadh, saudi arabia. streptococcus pyogenes and streptococcus pneumoniae were sensitive to penicillin and erythromycin. the sensitivity pattern of staphylococcus aureus was also predictable as they were fairly sensitive to both methicillin (98%) and erythromycin (96%). neisseria gonorrhoeae (27%) showed a high level ...19911960392
campylobacter gastroenteritis in children in riyadh, saudi arabia.campylobacter jejuni/coli (cjc) was isolated from the stools of 82 (1 per cent) of 7369 children with gastrointestinal symptoms during a 2-year period. among 1130 control children, cj was isolated from the stool of one (0.09 per cent). the peak incidence of cjc associated gastroenteritis was in the winter. seventy-six per cent of the patients were 4 years of age and younger with the highest incidence (56 per cent) in children 2 years old and younger. the most common presenting symptoms and signs ...19921527809
gastroenteritis due to campylobacter jejuni in riyadh, saudi arabia.during one year, 1452 specimens of faeces from patients with diarrhoea were investigated for campylobacter jejuni. this organism was isolated from nine specimens only (0.6%). none was isolated from 160 control subjects who did not have diarrhoea. though the number of isolates is small, diarrhoea due to c. jejuni was found to be more common in males; the ratio of males to females was 7:2. out of the nine patients, only four were saudis. this indicates that campylobacter gastroenteritis exists in ...19817324103
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