Chloramphenicol-resistant bacterial meningitis in Malawi

S. M. Graham*, D. R. Brewster, K. Malisita, F. Kauye, C. Machili, V. R. Subramanyam

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Abstract

Three recent cases of chloramphenicol-resistant pyogenic meningitis are reported from Malawi. The implications of the emergence of antibiotic-resistant strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae type b causing childhood meningitis are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)169-172
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of Tropical Paediatrics
Volume16
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

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