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Bacterial aetiology and outcome in children with severe pneumonia in Uganda
(Maney Publishing, 2008-12)
Background: Pneumonia is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the ‘under-5s’ and in Uganda accounts for 10–30% of childhood deaths. Antibiotic resistance is increasing. Objective: To describe the bacterial aetiology, ...
Comparison of transformation frequencies of commonly drug resistant and suceptible serotypes of streptococcus pneumoniae.
Streptococcus pneumonia (pneumonococcus) is a leading human respiratory pathogen that causes a variety of serious mucosal and invasive diseases. There are atleast 90 serotypes of pneumonococcus but it has long been observed ...
Viridans streptococci group: Antibiotic susceptibility profiles, cotrimoxazole prophylaxis and the molecular basis of cotrimoxazole resistance in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2012)
This thesis is about studies on the viridians streptococci group (VSG). It focused on two main bacterial species groups, the mutans and the mitis groups of commensal bacteria, which are commonly neglected. These bacteria ...