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INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS (PEDIATRIC)
Infective endocarditis is an infection of the endocardial surface of the heart including infections of the large thoracic vessels and intracardiac foreign bodies characterized by the presence of vegetation which is a nidus for microorganism invasion.
Native valve endocarditis is an endovascular microbial infection of native heart valves that may be local including valvular and perivalvular destruction or distal due to detachment of septic vegetations with embolism, metastatic infection and septicemia.
Prosthetic valve endocarditis is an endovascular microbial infection of prosthetic heart valves and may be classified as an infection likely to have been acquired perioperatively and thus being nosocomial or likely to have been community-acquired.
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Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infection, upper & lower UTI, peritonitis, cholecystitis, cholangitis & o...

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections including sinusitis, otitis media & epiglottitis, bacterial pneumo...

Indication: Nosocomial & community-acquired pneumonia including concurrent bacteremia, complicated & uncomplicated...

Indication: Polymicrobic & mixed aerobic/anaerobic infections. Initial therapy prior to the identification of the caus...

Indication: Infections due to gm -ve & +ve organisms & non-penicillinase-producing staph.

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections eg, sinusitis, otitis media, epiglottitis; bacterial pneumonia; UTI, p...

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections eg, sinusitis, otitis media & epiglottitis; bacterial pneumonia; U...

Indication: Infections caused by susceptible organisms especially Staph eg, osteomyelitis, septicaemia, endocarditis, supe...

Indication: Bronchitis, biliary tract infections, uncomplicated endocervical & urethral gonorrhoea, acute otitis media...

Indication: Wound, pyogenic skin & soft tissue & resp tract infections. Penicillin-sensitive infections eg, genera...

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