MySQL: Get last entry in the database for a particular user.

I need to get the last entry in the database for a particular user. I tried the following but it doesn't work.

Can anybody suggest a better method?
SELECT MAX( _id ), `_dataField`
FROM `visitor_logs_test`
WHERE _uid = 250

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"sort" it in reverse order and limit the results to just one record:
SELECT `_id`, `_dataField` FROM `visitor_logs_test` WHRE `_uid`=250 ORDER BY `_id` DESC Limit 0, 1

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AdrianSmithUKAuthor Commented:
Many thanks. A nice solution.
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