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Infections caused by Gram-negative bacteria 

Infections caused by Gram-negative bacteria
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Infections caused by Gram-negative bacteria
Author(s):

Philippa C. Matthews

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198737773.003.0004
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date: 17 December 2017

This chapter consists of short notes, diagrams, and tables to summarize Gram-negative organisms that are significant causes of disease in the tropics and subtropics. This includes Escherichia coli, Shigella, and Salmonella species (including typhoid and paratyphoid), Brucella, melioid, Campylobacter, and meningococci. For ease of reference, each topic is broken down into sections, including classification, epidemiology, microbiology, pathophysiology, clinical syndromes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

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