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Created: 22/6/2007
Updated: 4/7/2007



Recommended First Line - Ganciclovir

Usually Viral
  • coxsackie A or B
  • echoviruses
  • HIV
  • polio
  • mumps
  • influenza
  • CMV

Common pathogens                       Appropriate Antibiotics

Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme disease)        Ceftriaxone

Other causative organisms are rare, but include -
  • Chlostridium
  • Strep pyogenes
  • N. meningitidis
  • Salmonella 
  • S. aureus
  • Legionella
  • Mycoplasma

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