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Infection and disease after perinatal exposure to Chlamydia trachomatis in Nairobi, Kenya
A cohort of 49 infants exposed to maternal chlamydial infection and 40 nonexposed infants was studied after birth for a mean of 3.3 +/- 1.5 and 3 +/- 1.7 mo, respectively. Eighteen (37%) exposed infants had at least one ...
Evaluation of fleroxacin (RO 23-6240) as single-oral-dose therapy of culture-proven chancroid in Nairobi, Kenya
Chancroid is gaining importance as a sexually transmitted disease because of its association with transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1). Effective, simply administered therapy for chancroid is necessary. ...
Treatment of chancroid with ciprofloxacin. A prospective, randomized clinical trial.
Chancroid is a major sexually transmitted disease in many developing countries. Although single-dose and short-course treatment of chancroid have been described, the increasing resistance of Hemophilus ducreyi to antimicrobial ...
Urethral infection with Haemophilus ducreyi in men
Carriage of Haemophilus ducreyi has not been adequately investigated in men, and its role in urethritis is unknown. In this study 456 men with H. ducreyi-culture positive genital ulcers were investigated. Among these men, ...
Prophylaxis of gonococcal and chlamydial ophthalmia neonatorum. A comparison of silver nitrate and tetracycline
We evaluated the use of silver nitrate drops and tetracycline ointment for the prophylaxis of ophthalmia neonatorum in a controlled trial involving 2732 newborns in Nairobi, Kenya. The overall rates of prevalence of ...
Cefotaxime treatment of Haemophilus ducreyi infection in Kenya.
(University of Nairobi,, 1984-12)
The authors conducted a double-blind randomized clinical trial comparing single-dose cefotaxime (1 g im) plus daily placebo injections with cefotaxime (1 g im on each of three days). Each regimen was given with probenicid ...
Postpartum upper genital tract infections in Nairobi, Kenya: epidemiology, etiology, and risk factors.
We investigated the frequency of clinically defined upper genital tract infection (UGTI) and its relation to sexually transmitted diseases and other risk factors among 1,013 women initially studied while in labor at a ...
Field testing of Modified Bieling Media for the Isolation of H. ducreyi in Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 1987)
Advances in the diagnosis and management of chancroid
(University of Nairobi,, 1986-09)
Improved technologies for the cultural diagnosis of chancroid have resulted in increased interest in the management and control of genital ulcer disease. New treatment regimens have been identified, and new control strategies ...
Antimicrobial therapy of chancroid: effectiveness of erythromycin
(University of Nairobi,, 1983-10)
The emergence of Haemophilus ducreyi resistant to multiple antibiotics has limited the effectiveness of sulfonamides and tetracycline for the therapy of chancroid. A randomized, double-blind study compared 10-day courses ...