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bacterial corneal ulcers among arabs in kuwait.a retrospective clinicomicrobiological study of 228 patients with bacterial corneal ulcers was performed. positive cultures of corneal ulcer samples were obtained from 68% of all patients. a high incidence of staphylococcus epidermidis was isolated from patients' ulcers, staphylococcus aureus, pseudomonas, streptococcus pneumoniae, and streptococcus were the next most frequent pathogens. of some help in identifying the causative organism were the locations of the ulcer, the presence or absence o ...19892550867
the nature of ulcerative keratitis in kuwait (clinical and microbiological study).a retrospective clinico-microbiological study of 83 patients with corneal ulcers due to bacterial infection was performed. positive cultures of corneal ulcer samples were obtained from 57% of all patients. a high incidence of staphylococcus epidermidis was isolated from ulcer patients; pseudomonas, streptococcus and streptococcus pneumonia were the next most frequent pathogens. of some help in identifying the causative organism were the locations of the ulcers, the presence or absence of hypopyo ...19883179072
Serotypes and antibiotic resistance in Group B streptococcus isolated from patients at the Maternity Hospital, Kuwait.A total of 143 group B streptococcus (GBS) isolates collected from mothers at the Maternity Hospital in Kuwait were investigated for their serotypes and antibiotic resistance, and screened by PCR for the carriage of genes for resistance to tetracycline (tetk, tetM, tetL, tetO), erythromycin (ermA, ermB, ermC, ermTR, ermM, mefA, mefE, msrA) and aminoglycosides (aph3, ant4, ant6). All isolates were serotyped using a latex agglutination test. Most of the isolates belonged to serotypes V (38.5?%), I ...201221903822
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