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  • Case Study : Lincosamides Antibiotics ( Cleocin )

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    literature and other important information for pregnant woman for vaginosis was discussed. Our group feels that clindamycin would be the best treatment with the least side effects because it has shown no harm to harming the fetus as well. Our group discussed this via e-mail and text and contacted promptly as needed. 1. What is the dosage of Clindamycin (Cleocin) you will prescribe? A. Clindamycin at the dose of 300 mg by mouth twice daily for seven days would be prescribed. According To Up-To-Date, the

  • Essay On A Placebo Controlled Trial Of Antibiotics

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    Background Although uncomplicated skin abscesses are common, the appropriate management of the condition in the era of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphyloccous aureus (MRSA) is unclear. Previous trials The cure rates associated with clindamycin are similar to those associated with TMP-SMX. In settings in which MRSA was prevalent, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole treatment resulted in a higher cure rate among patients with a drained cutaneous abscess than placebo. Why this study? Determining

  • 36 Mrsa Case Study

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    AME gene. However, no other AME genes were detected in the study. The msrA gene was more distributed among macrolide and lincosamide resistant isolates. MsrA was found in 46.8% (22/47) of erythromycin resistant, 46.6% of clindamycin resistant, and 36.3% of erythromycin and clindamycin resistant

  • Cross Sectional Study

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    The LSA phenotype was identified by resistance to clindamycin only, and susceptibility to erythromycin. The MRSA isolates were screened, based on susceptibility to cefoxitin (30 μg) and confirmed by molecular detection of mecA . Detection of ermA, ermC, msrA and mecA genes DNA was extracted from S. aureus

  • What Is Extraneous Variables?

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    conducting the research in one hospital and the 30 days period after antibiotic therapy can be seen as a limitation of the study. In a study by Kavanagh et al. (2016), it was noted that patients that were exposed to high risk antimicrobials like Clindamycin, Cephalosporins, fluoroquinolones or Co-amoxiclav were at increased risk of

  • Bacterial Spraum Case Study

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    In a more recent Danish study, the excess risk of release or invasive illness due to quinolone resistance in S. Typhimurium was determined. Of 1323 patients corrupt with S. Typhimurium, 46 (3.5%) were hospitalized ask of aggressive indisposition within 90 days after contagion, and 16 (1.2%) died within 90 days after infection. After adjustment for age, persuasion, and comorbidity, contagion with quinolone-resistant S. Typhimurium was accompanying with a symbol 3.15-limit higher risk of invasive badness

  • Vaginal Health Issues Of Women's Health

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    Women 's health has always been sort of a tricky subject to tackle because it is such a broad scope of all it can entail. There are many different subtopics that the general term of women 's health absorbs, from what happens when a young girl hits puberty all the way to the issues an aging women has post-menopause and throughout her later years. In this paper we choose to explore the vaginal health issues of women 's health. There are a myriad of feminine issues that can affect overall vaginal health

  • Erysipelas or St. Anthony's Fire and Aetiology are Painful Skin Infection

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    Description Erysipelas, also referred to as St. Anthony’s fire, is a rapid bacterial skin infection involves the dermis and hypodermis of the skin that result with severe pain and systemic symptoms (Kilbum, Featherstone, Higgins & Brindle, 2010). As O’Connor & Paauw (2010) described, it is presented mostly with shiny and erythematous plaque, well-demarcated and indurated. Erysipelas commonly occurred in the legs, 90% of the cases, then involves in the face which have a characteristic butterfly

  • The Effect Of Antimicrobials On P. Acnes Biofilm Formation

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    4.0 Discussion Despite the ubiquitous presence of P. acnes on human tissues, information about its role in human diseases still remains debated (Portillo et al. 2013). Several studies have reported the ability of this organism to act as an opportunistic pathogen, with suggested pathological roles in a variety of inflammatory diseases such as acne vulgaris and discitis (Achermann et al. 2014, Rollason et al. 2013). Studies have revealed that this organism comprises of several distinct evolutionary

  • The History Of Coronary Heart Failure And Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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    Introduction T.S. is a 75-year-old male who has a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cerebrovascular accident, hypertension, myocardial infarction, renal failure, atrial fibrillation, dyslipidemia, and severe cervical spinal stenosis C4-5. He underwent many procedures in the past, including coronary artery bypass graft, implantation of IV dual chamber permanent pacemaker, exploratory laparotomy, and cardiac pacemaker in situ. TS came