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Advances in Preventive Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 875419, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/875419
Clinical Study

The Prevalence and Antibiotic Susceptibility Pattern of Salmonella typhi among Patients Attending a Military Hospital in Minna, Nigeria

1Department of Microbiology, Federal University of Technology, PMB 65, Minna, Nigeria
231, Artillery Brigade Medical Centre, Minna 0098, Nigeria
3Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Jos, Jos 2084, Nigeria

Received 31 March 2012; Accepted 7 August 2012

Academic Editor: Jim P. Buttery

Copyright © 2012 N. U. Adabara et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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