oa South African Medical Journal - Eradication of typhoid bacilli from a urinary carrier by means of penicillin and sulphathiazole
|Article Title||Eradication of typhoid bacilli from a urinary carrier by means of penicillin and sulphathiazole|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg **Public Health Department, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Jun 1947|
|Pages||426 - 432|
|Keyword(s)||Faecal carrier, Penicillin, Sulphathiazole, Typhoid bacilli and Urinary carrier|
Relevant literature on the subject is reviewed. A urinary typhoid carrier was treated with penicillin and sulphathiazole and has remained free from typhoid bacilli for 85 days. Bacteriological, serological investigations and the effects of penicillin and certain sulphonamides on the strain of B. typhosus isolated from the carrier are descriptionbed.
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