Model for a Clinical Handbook for the Treatment of Infectious Diseases
Antimicrobial substances are those either produced by microorganisms (antibiotics produced by bacteria, fungi or actinomicetos) or chemically synthesized (sulfa drugs, quinolones) that have the capacity to destroy, impede, or delay the multiplication of others microorganisms. In medical practice, both are called “antibiotics.” Antibiotic therapy is used to treat patients showing symptoms and clinical signs of infection. This guide was produced in Spanish for use in Latin American countries; this page includes a summary in English and access to the full text in Spanish.  (31/Dec/2002)
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