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Bacterial infection: illustrated

Bacterial infection: illustrated

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Time to Complete

0.25 hours


October 11, 2016


February 23, 2018

Programme Description

This activity highlights presentations of an infected sebaceous cyst, tonsillitis, a dental abscess and mastitis. Each is illustrated with photographs and key education points for GPs by Dr Phil Marazzi.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Diagnose bacterial infections presenting in primary care
  • Readers' comments

    `Good update.'

    `Good way to have quick review.’

    `It is gratifying to have a review of these and confirm typical management.’


    Activity author
    Dr Phil Marazzi


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.25 learning credits (0.25 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required