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Trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole in Acute Osteomyelitis Due to Penicillin-resistant Staphylococci in Uganda

Br Med J 1970; 3 doi: (Published 25 July 1970) Cite this as: Br Med J 1970;3:201
  1. J. L. Craven,
  2. D. J. Pugsley,
  3. 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.