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Results of bacteriophage treatment of suppurative bacterial infections. I. General evaluation of the results.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6651484     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
One hundred and thirty eight septic cases were treated with specific bacteriophages. According to the International Classification of the Diseases (WHO, 1977), the treated cases were divided to 9 categories. Nearly all cases were long-term infections with antibiotic resistant organisms. Only specific bacteriophages were used in association with several types of surgical procedure. The technique of treatment is described. In 129 (93.5%) cases the results were good, in 9 (6.5%) cases local improvement was observed. It is concluded that bacteriophage therapy may be helpful in the treatment of long-term suppurative infections.
S Slopek; I Durlakowa; B Weber-Dabrowska; A Kucharewicz-Krukowska; M Dabrowski; R Bisikiewicz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archivum immunologiae et therapiae experimentalis     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0004-069X     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Immunol. Ther. Exp. (Warsz.)     Publication Date:  1983  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-01-27     Completed Date:  1984-01-27     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0114365     Medline TA:  Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz)     Country:  POLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  267-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Bacterial Infections / therapy*
Child, Preschool
Drug Resistance, Microbial
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Middle Aged
Sex Factors
Statistics as Topic
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents

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