serum concentrations of interleukin-1 alpha, interleukin-6 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha in neonatal sepsis and investigate whether serum levels of interleukin-1alpha (il-1alpha), il-6, tumor necrosis factor alpha (tnf-alpha), c-reactive protein (crp) are useful in the diagnosis of neonatal sepsis and meningitis and differentiate them.200617013473
frequency and antibiotic susceptibility of gram-positive bacteria in makkah hospitals.gram-positive bacteria are important nosocomial pathogens. the objective of this study was to estimate the frequencies and resistance rates of gram-positive pathogens isolated from hospitals in makkah, saudi arabia.201121911982
infectious diseases among food handlers.trichiura was the most common infection in the studied group. continuous follow up and health education of food handlers have led to avoidance of outbreaks of infections among food consumers in the hospital. this study was carried out to find the prevalence and associated factors of communicable diseases especially parasitic infections among food handlers in king fahd hospital, jeddah, saudi arabia, for early detection and proper management. this study was conducted as a preemployment examinatio ...199817217024
prevalence rate of group b streptococcal colonization among women in labor at king abdul-aziz university hospital.objective: this study aims to determine the prevalence of group b streptococcus (gbs) colonization in laboring women. setting: delivery room at king abdul-aziz university hospital (kauh), jeddah, saudi arabia. study design: prospective. methods: rectal and vaginal swabs were taken from low-risk women at two occasions the first around 33.5 ± 1.6 weeks gestational age and the second when they present in labor. results: 326 parturient women were examined during the study period. the overall intrapa ...201021079981
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