Acute pneumonia in adults: a retrospective clinical study on the response to penicillin in Malawi

  • RAMJ Damoiseaux

Abstract

A retrospective study was carried out between]anuary 1990 to December 1992. One hundred and sixty patients were admitted with acute pneumonia to Trinity Hospital, a mission hospital in the South of Malawi, and the response to penicillin was evaluated. 31 % of the patients did not respond to penicillin and needed a broad spectrum antibiotic to be cured.

Published
2014-12-18
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Articles

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eISSN: 1995-7262
print ISSN: 1995-7262