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Common infections and their treatment

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This section lists common infections, the most likely pathogens causing them and suggested treatments.

This section is not a replacement for the local bacteriologist whose specific knowledge is invaluable, especially in the selection of blind therapy. The reader is also referred to the current issue of the BNF.

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