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A comparison of single dose spectinomycin with 5 days of trimethoprim/sulphamethoxazole for the treatment of chancroid
(University of Nairobi, 1987)
Gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum.
(University of Nairobi, 1987)
Herpes simplex virus in clinically suspected chancroid in Nairobi, Kenya.
(University of Nairobi,, 1984-03)
PIP: Of 110 males selected for review with possible chancroid, 96 were clinically diagnosed as having chancroid, 7 as having herpetic lesions, and 7 as having syphilis. Of the 96 patients diagnosed clinically as chancroid, ...
The clinical diagnosis of genital ulcer disease in men in the tropics
(University of Nairobi,, 1984-06)
Since the clinical diagnosis of genital ulcers without laboratory confirmation is not reliable in developed countries, we postulated that clinical diagnosis alone would be no more reliable in developing countries. A ...
Short-course and single-dose antimicrobial therapy for chancroid in Kenya: studies with rifampin alone and in combination with trimethoprim.
(University of Nairobi,, 1983-08)
Tetracyclines and sulfonamides are no longer effective for the treatment of chancroid in many parts of the world. Rifampin and trimethoprim both possess in vitro activity against Haemophilus ducreyi, the causative agent ...
Prostitutes are a major reservoir of sexually transmitted diseases in Nairobi, Kenya.
(University of Nairobi,, 1985-06)
Prostitutes are a major reservoir of sexually transmitted diseases in many developing nations. In Nairobi we found that 16%, 28%, and 46%, respectively, of upper-, middle-, and lower-social strata prostitutes were infected ...
Treatment of chancroid by clavulanic acid with amoxycillin in patients with beta-lactamase-positive Haemophilus ducreyi infection.
(University of Nairobi,, 1982-09)
Multiresistant strains of Haemophilus ducreyi, the aetiological agent of chancroid, are prevalent in Nairobi, Kenya, where tetracyclines and sulphonamides are no longer very effective in the treatment of chancroid. The ...
Single-dose therapy of chancroid with trimethoprim-sulfametrole
(University of Nairobi,, 1983-07)
We conducted a randomized double-blind trial comparing a single dose of trimethoprim-sulfametrole (640 to 3200 mg) with five-day regimens of either trimethoprim-sulfametrole (160 to 800 mg twice daily) or trimethoprim alone ...
Clinical evaluation of rosoxacin for the treatment of chancroid
One hundred seven men with Haemophilus ducreyi-positive chancroid were assigned to receive 300 mg of rosoxacin as a single dose or 150 mg twice daily for 3 days. Ulcers and buboes were followed clinically and bacteriologicaily ...
Three day oral course of Augmentin to treat chancroid.
Amoxycillin and clavulanic acid (Augmentin; Beecham Research Laboratories) was used to treat patients with bacteriologically proved chancroid in three different dose regimens. A single dose of Augmentin (amoxycillin 3 g, ...