Trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole in Acute Osteomyelitis Due to Penicillin-resistant Staphylococci in UgandaBr Med J 1970; 3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.3.5716.201 (Published 25 July 1970) Cite this as: Br Med J 1970;3:201
- J. L. Craven,
- D. J. Pugsley,
- Robert Blowers
Most recent cases of staphylococcal osteomyelitis seen at Mulago Hospital, Kampala, have been due to penicillin-resistant organisms. Six severely ill patients—four with multiple bone lesions—were treated with trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole; the response was prompt and satisfactory in all cases.