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Infectious diseases1 

Infectious diseases1
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Infectious diseases1
Author(s):

Murray Longmore

, Ian B. Wilkinson

, Andrew Baldwin

, and Elizabeth Wallin

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199609628.003.0009
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date: 21 October 2017

Classification of pathogens –

An approach to infectious diseases:

Travel advice

Antibiotics: penicillins

Cephalosporins and others

Empirical ‘blind’ treatment

Using a side-room laboratory

Drug abuse & infectious diseases

PUO and the tropical traveller –

Gastroenteritis

Immunization

Nosocomial infections

Some specific infections:

Malaria

Tuberculosis (MDR-TB )

Infectious mononucleosis...

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