Antimicrobials

Disease overview

Bacterial infections occur when bacteria invade the bodies tissues and proliferate causing damage to surrounding tissues. They are often treated with antibiotics.

Symptoms

Signs of bacterial infection can be many and varied such as pain, swelling, temperature, fever, discharges.

Causes

Bacterial Infections include:

Gram + aerobic

  • Skin infections (pyoderma) 
  • Staph 
  • Strep

Gram - aerobic

  • Pseudomonas 
  • E.Coli 
  • Chlamydophila 
  • Mycoplasma

Gram + anaerobic

  • Wounds/Osteomyelitis 
  • Actinomyces 
  • Peptostreptococcus 
  • Dental/Skin Infections 
  • Propionibacterium

Gram - anaerobic

  • Wounds, dental infections
  • Bacteroides 
  • Fusobacterium

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