oa South African Medical Journal - Chronic typhoid urinary carrier cured with chloromycetin
|Article Title||Chronic typhoid urinary carrier cured with chloromycetin|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *South African Institute of Medical Research, Johannesburg **Waterval Hospital, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Sep 1951|
|Keyword(s)||B. Typhosus, Chloromycetin, Chronic typhoid carriers and Chronic typhoid urinary carrier|
The urine of a chronic typhoid carrier. tested on 104 occasions over a period of one year, yielded positive results on 76 specimens. Thirty-six grammes of Chloromycetin were given over a period of one week (after a course of odium antimony tartrate for concurrent urinary bilharziasis). Two hundred subsequent daily urine specimen examined over a period of 5 1/2 month since the cessation of treatment, all yielded negative results for B. typhosus.
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