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Infectious diseases1 

Infectious diseases1
Infectious diseases1

Murray Longmore

, Ian B. Wilkinson

, Andrew Baldwin

, and Elizabeth Wallin

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date: 27 February 2021

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 –



Nosocomial infections

Some specific infections:


Tuberculosis (MDR-TB )

Infectious mononucleosis...

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