Submited on: 18 Dec 2011 06:00:59 AM GMT
Published on: 19 Dec 2011 03:46:04 PM GMT
Samonellosis: Review of the Literature
Posted by Dr. Thomas Herchline on 22 Dec 2011 07:44:45 PM GMT

1 Is the subject of the article within the scope of the subject category? Yes
2 Are the interpretations / conclusions sound and justified by the data? Yes
3 Is this a new and original contribution? Yes
4 Does this paper exemplify an awareness of other research on the topic? Yes
5 Are structure and length satisfactory? No
6 Can you suggest brief additions or amendments or an introductory statement that will increase the value of this paper for an international audience? Yes
7 Can you suggest any reductions in the paper, or deletions of parts? No
8 Is the quality of the diction satisfactory? Yes
9 Are the illustrations and tables necessary and acceptable? Yes
10 Are the references adequate and are they all necessary? Yes
11 Are the keywords and abstract or summary informative? Yes
  • Other Comments:

    This is a fairly complete review of the syndromes caused by Salmonella and the available treatments.


    The organization would be easier to follow if the "Discussion" heading were replaced with "Clinical Syndromes" and "Treatment." It would also be useful if a blank line was inserted prior to new topics (that is, before each specific syndrome and each drug). 

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  • Have you previously published on this or a similar topic?:
  • References:
    Czachor JS, Herchline TE. Infectious diarrhea in immunocompetent hosts: Part I. Bacteria, viruses, and parasites. Hospital Physician 1996;32(8):10-17,47
  • Experience and credentials in the specific area of science:

    Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Specialist

  • How to cite:  Herchline T .Samonellosis: Review of the Literature[Review of the article 'Salmonellosis: The Diseases, Treatment, Prevention and Drug Resistance ' by Abdul Majid A].WebmedCentral 2011;2(12):WMCRW001296
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