Going Viral: Diphtheria Update


Going Viral Episode 198: Diphtheria Update


In this episode:


– A high index of suspicion based on vaccination status, travel and exposure history will help raise a red flag
– Whilst awaiting confirmation of the throat swab culture result, reaching out early to your local infectious disease expert is highly advised
– GPs are once again at the forefront of identifying, treating and ensuring that we commence the appropriate public health interventions



Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator


Total time: 22 mins


Guest: A/Prof Paul Griffin, Infectious Diseases Physician and Clinical Microbiologist





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