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Colds and flu

02 November 2010

Teflaro Sanctioned for Bacterial Infections

Including pneumonia and methicillin-resistant staph

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Teflaro is among a class of antibiotics called cephalosporins, which treat infections by interfering with the bacterial cell wall.

 

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Dr Heidi van Deventer completed her MBChB (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) degree in 2004 at the University of Stellenbosch.
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Dr Van Deventer is currently working as a researcher at the Desmond Tutu Tuberculosis Centre at the University of Stellenbosch.

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