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Infectious Diseases

  • Matthew B. LaurensEmail author
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Abstract

Infectious disease is one of the most common causes of acute care visits to outpatient pediatric clinics, urgent care facilities, and hospital emergency departments.

Keywords

Prevention of infectious diseases Antibiotics Antivirals Antiparasitics Antifungals Viral infections Bacterial infections Fungal infections Protozoal infection Helminths Brain abscess Meningitis Encephalitis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Center for Vaccine Development and Global HealthUniversity of Maryland School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA

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