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Treatment of diphtheria

Tractament de la diftèria a Vall d'Hebron

In treating diphtheria, time is key. For this reason, it is important that it be administered within the first 48 hours after the symptoms appear, without waiting for confirmation of the diagnosis, which must be done in the laboratory.

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Maternity and Children's Hospital

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The treatment uses diphtheria antitoxin and antibiotic treatment using penicillin G procaine.

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Dr. Carlos
Rodrigo Gonzalo de Liria
Researcher
Maternal and Foetal Medicine
Researcher
Paediatrics
Sr. Albert
Cortés Borra
Nursing Supervisor
Paediatrics
Dr. Quique
Pérez
Sr. Jesus
Corrionero Alegre
Nurse
Paediatric Intensive Care
Sr. Xavier
Garcia Alarcon
Nurse
Paediatric Intensive Care
 
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