oa South African Medical Journal - Response to chloramphenicol in the treatment of typhoid fever
|Article Title||Response to chloramphenicol in the treatment of typhoid fever|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Natal Provincial Administration|
|Publication Date||Nov 1953|
|Pages||1 - 054|
|Keyword(s)||Chloramphenicol, S. typhi and Typhoid fever|
1. A number of cases of typhoid fever showing no response or delayed response to chloramphenicol are presented. 2. Positive isolation from blood may be obtained in spite of chloramphenicol having been given-in case 6 after as much as 8 g. 3. Positive cultures may be obtained in the absence of pyrexia. 4. Isolation of S. typhi from stools and urine has proved disappointing.
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