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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
neonatal septicemia in riyadh, saudi arabia.twenty-nine cases of neonatal septicemia from saudi arabia are described. a high incidence of prematurity (45%) and congenital malformations (45%) were found as predisposing factors. the mortality was 45%, mainly due to severe malformations and late referrals. thirty-one percent of the cases grew salmonella enteritidis species and one case of bacteroides fragilis septicemia and meningitis is reported. only two of the organisms isolated were sensitive to ampicillin. the importance of doing studie ...19817034458
representative salmonella serovars isolated from poultry and poultry environments in saudi arabia.the authors describe the source and prevalence of pathogenic salmonella serovars among poultry farms in saudi arabia. a total of 1,052 (4%) salmonella isolates were recovered from 25,759 samples of poultry (broilers, layers, broiler breeders and layer breeders) and poultry environments (box liner, litter, drag swab, droppings, mice and feed) were examined bacteriologically between 1988 and 1997 at the poultry disease laboratory at the national agriculture and water research center in riyadh. ele ...199910588014
changing etiology and outcome of neonatal septicemia in riyadh, saudi arabia.to study the etiology of neonatal septicemia and factors associated with outcome, all charts of neonates with bacteremia and clinical sepsis admitted to a neonatal unit in saudi arabia, from 1 november 1980 to 31 october 1984 were reviewed. the results were compared to a previous study period in the unit (1 november 1976-31 october 1980). septicemia was diagnosed on 50 occasions in 49 neonates. the incidence of neonatal sepsis among patients born in the hospital was 2.5/1,000 live births. mortal ...19863529808
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