Category Archives: Anti-Infectives

ALLPOX: PATHOGENESIS AND CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS

The causative agent of smallpox is the variola virus, an orthopoxvirus within the Poxviridae family. Smallpox is a contagious disease characterized by fever and a vesicular and pustular rash. Pathogenesis Smallpox is readily transmitted from person to person via droplet … Continue reading

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TREATMENT OF ACUTE PYELONEPHRITIS: OUTPATIENT AND INPATIENT THERAPIES

Outpatient Therapy Most pyelonephritis patients can be treated as outpatients. Compliant women with pyelonephritis who have only slight elevations in temperature and white blood cell count and who have no nausea or vomiting can be treated as outpatients with 7 … Continue reading

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