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Papulonecrotic tuberculid in children: A report of eight patients
Papulonecrotic tuberculid (PNT), a form of cutaneous tuberculosis (TB), is uncommon in children. We identified eight children (six girls and two boys) with PNT. Their ages ranged from 19 to 139 months (median: 47.5 months, ...
Pediatric meningitis in the Western Cape Province of South Africa
During the 9 years 1985-1993 a prospective survey of all cases of meningitis in children < 13 years of age presenting to our hospital in the Western Cape Province of South Africa was carried out. Two-thousand-nine-hundre ...
The 5-year outcome of multidrug resistant tuberculosis patients in the Cape Province of South Africa
Little is known about the outcome of multidrug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB) in developing countries. In this study, 443 patients with MDR-TB, defined as resistance to two Or more antituberculosis drugs, were identified ...
Unexpectedly high strain diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a high-incidence community
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1996)
Objective. To characterise Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains present in a community experiencing an epidemic, in order to establish whether a high rate of transmission results in low strain diversity. Design. Sputum ...