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(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987-3)
Between July 1981 and June 1985, 49 cases (36 boys (73%) and 13 girls (27%)) of mumps meningoencephalitis confirmed by culture of the virus from the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) were seen. Patients presented particularly in ...
Serogrouping and sulphonamide sensitivity of Neisseria meningitidis isolates from the south-western Cape
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1989-10)
Neisseria meningitidis infections were first reported from the south-western Cape Province in 1883. Since then, against a backdrop of a relatively low incidence with winter exacerbation, epidemic periods have occurred ...
Detection of bacterial antigens in cerebrospinal fluid by a latex agglutination test in 'septic unknown' meningitis and serogroup B meningococcal meningitis
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1989)
The latex agglutination test (Wellcogen) was evaluated specifically in cases of 'septic unknown' meningitis, with CSF findings characteristic of bacterial meningitis but with no bacterial organisms grown on CSF culture or ...
Paediatric meningitis in the western Cape : a 3-year hospital-based prospective survey
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1986)
Between July 1981 and June 1984 1223 cases of meningitis were seen in the Department of Paediatrics, Tygerberg Hospital. The commonest form in each population group was aseptic meningitis. Positive viral cultures were ...
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at Tygerberg Hospital
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1988)
During 1985 Staphylococcus aureus was isolated from blood culture of 74 patients at Tygerberg Hospital who were suffering from serious illness compatible with systemic spread of the organism. Twenty-six isolates (35%) were ...
Bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis in childhood : clinical and radiological features
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1985)
Over a 4-year period 185 cases of pulmonary tuberculosis in children were confirmed by culture of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, usually from gastric aspirate. The majority of cases occurred in boys (62%) and the younger age ...