42. General Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy 709
43. Sulfonamides, Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole, Quinolones, and Agents for Urinary Tract Infections 718
44. Penicillins, Cephalosporins, and Other ß-Lactam Antibiotics 730
45. Aminoglycosides 753
46. Protein Synthesis Inhibitors and Miscellaneous Antibacterial Agents 764
47. Chemotherapy of Tuberculosis, Mycobacterium Avium Complex Disease, and Leprosy 786
48. Antifungal Agents 800
49. Antiviral Agents (Nonretroviral) 814
50. Antiretroviral Agents and Treatment of HIV Infection 839
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