A study was undertaken to evaluate simple, reliable urine spot tests suitable for detection of the major anti-tuberculosis (TB) drugs rifampicin, isoniazid and pyrazinamide.
Flunitrazepam (Rohypnol) was compared with thiopentone as an anaesthetic induction agent in children between 4 and 12 years of age who underwent elective minor surgical procedures.
In a series of 774 women with pregnancies ranging from 7 weeks to term, virus particles representing five different groups have been detected in urine specimens by negative staining electron microscopy.
From 1964 to 1977, 54 patients with clinical, biochemical and histological criteria of chronic active hepatitis were seen at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town.
The blastogen2c response to mitogens by Iymphocytes after topical instillation of steroids was studied in rabbits.
Ten selected schizophrenic patients and 10 control subjects were assessed in their home language and in a second language for evidence of formal thought disorder.
A plea is made for the rationalization of medical education, with the aim of producing, at the end of 7 years, a doctor capable of at least one function, namely primary care, without further training.
A patient who had undergone a jejuno-ileal bypass procedure for morbid obesity subsequently presented with gross abdominal distension.
The 4th case of botulism in South Africa is reported.
The case of a 10-year-old girl with juvenile carcinoma of the breast is presented.
A 10-year-old boy presented with oedema.
A 4-year-old Motswana boy suffered from cryptococcal meningitis; in addition to the signs of meningeal irritation, he had cortical blindness and seventh cranial nerve palsy.