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Disease or Condition — Infections and Parasites:
bacterial infection

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A bacterial infection is an illness caused by bacteria. Bacteria are tiny, single-celled organisms that can live in many different environments. They can cause a wide range of illnesses, from mild skin infections to life-threatening diseases such as meningitis and sepsis. Bacterial infections are usually treated with antibiotics, although some infections can be prevented with vaccines.

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