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The isolates were typed by molecular methods, and the virulence and resistance genes studied by PCR.
We describe an elderly patient with normal pre-existing liver functions who was treated with amoxicillin/clavulanic acid and later ciprofloxacin for acute bronchitis. He developed a pattern of liver dysfunction consistent with hepatocellular injury, with clinical features of a hypersensitivity reaction, which may be attributable to either or both of the antimicrobial agents used. This gradually resolved over a 4-week time period, with conservative management. A review of the relevant literature on drug-induced hepatotoxicity is also presented.
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This study evaluates the efficacy of various antimicrobial treatments for orofacial infections on the basis of pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) criteria.
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Two hundred and twenty-one patients (with CRF and symptom diary completed) were analysed. The median duration of feeling unwell before presentation was 4 days. Clinicians recorded an average of eight symptoms for patients at presentation. Apart from cough, patients most commonly reported feeling generally unwell (91.9%), limitation of normal activities (80.5%), coryza (80.1%) and phlegm production (76.0%). Auscultation abnormalities were present in 55.0%. Overall, medicines were prescribed for 95.0%; 72.4% were prescribed antibiotics [mostly macrolides/lincosamides (38.8%) and amoxicillin/co-amoxiclav (36.3%)) with 11.3% advised to take antibiotics only if still necessary after a specified delay. Mucolytics were prescribed for 61.1%. Antibiotic prescription was strongly associated with a diagnosis of LRTI and the presence of auscultation abnormalities. The median duration of cough after presentation was 8 days.
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Antibiotic treatment of our population was in compliance with local guidelines. The rate of failure observed in our study was lower than that reported in previous studies; however, the small percentage of patients that required hospital attention generated almost two-thirds of the total costs of the exacerbations.
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There was unwarranted and over use of prophylactic agents in at least 70% of the patients, with increased costs to the Hospital. Effective prophylaxis can be accomplished with a single dose of a cephalosporin, such as ceftriaxone, cefuroxime or cefazolin, for the common surgical procedures. It is recommended that better compliance with principles of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis be implemented Prophylactic antibiotic audit measures should be carried out by the control committee. The development of guidelines and standing orders for antimicrobial prophylaxis should help to improve compliance.
Isolation of enterococci was relatively stable during the 8-year period, and all isolates were fully sensitive to the older beta-lactams, ampicillin, cefaclor and augmentin, but displayed varying degrees of multi-resistance to other commonly used urinary agents such as nalidixic acid and co-trimoxazole (trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole). Because of the emergence of multi-resistant enterococci in many countries, and the high cost of drugs in our society, it is imperative that vigilance be maintained in monitoring enterococcal infections in hospitals.
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Following intravaginal inoculation of progesterone-treated outbred mice with Chlamydia trachomatis MoPn, 4 to 6 log10 inclusion-forming units were recovered in vaginal swabs for 21 days but all animals were culture negative after 28 days. Serum antibody titers were elevated and remained high for at least 70 days. Between 28 and 70 days, upper tract infection (inflammation and distension of the uterine horns, occlusion of oviducts with inflammatory exudate, pyosalpinx, and hydrosalpinx) was seen in > 80% of the animals. Mice were dosed orally, commencing at 7 days after infection, with minocycline, doxycycline, or amoxicillin-clavulanate. Further groups received azithromycin either as a single high dose or as lower once-daily doses. In addition, minocycline and amoxicillin-clavulanate were administered at 24 h after infection, and this early treatment prevented elevation of antibody titers whereas delayed therapy did not. Vaginal swabs from mice in all treatment regimens were culture negative except for 25% of mice receiving either early amoxicillin-clavulanate or low-dose azithromycin, which yielded low numbers (20 to 70 inclusion-forming units) of chlamydiae. Numbers of fertile mice in the early treatment regimens and their litter sizes were similar to those of noninfected controls, although 25% of amoxicillin-clavulanate-treated mice had unilateral hydrosalpinges. In comparison, 88% of untreated mice developed hydrosalpinges and only 25% conceived. Delayed dosing did not affect the outcome of amoxicillin-clavulanate therapy but did diminish the protective efficacy of minocycline such that 50% of treated mice had either unilateral hydrosalpinges or ovarian abscesses. Doxycycline and azithromycin were highly effective in restoring fertility. This model makes possible the study of both short- and long-term outcomes of chlamydial infection.
From March 1992 to June 1997, 91 women underwent rollerball endometrial ablation for uncontrolled menorrhagia unresponsive to medical treatment. Each was sent a detailed questionnaire after at least 18 months (range 18-55). There was an overall response rate of 88% (80/91). Case notes were reviewed to collect additional data related to pre-operative management and actual operative procedure. The main outcome measures included treatment satisfaction, relief of symptoms, improvement in health related quality of life, at least 18 months after surgery.