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Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections

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  • 1 Medical Service, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, and Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington.
  • | 2 Bone Infection Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, United Kingdom.
  • | 3 Northern Michigan Infectious Diseases, Petoskey, Michigan.
  • | 4 Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
  • | 5 Section of Podiatry, Department of Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Coatesville, Pennsylvania.
  • | 6 Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • | 7 Dimensional Dosing Systems, Sarasota, Florida.
  • | 8 Department of Medicine, Service of Infectious Diseases, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • | 9 Department of Internal Medicine, The Marine Biomedical Institute, and Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas; now deceased.
  • | 10 Department of Medicine, New Jersey School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Cooper Hospital, Camden, New Jersey.
  • | 11 Department of Internal Medicine, Summa Health System, and Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Akron, Ohio.
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Reprints or correspondence: Dr. Benjamin A. Lipsky, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, S-111-GIMC, 1660 S. Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108-9804 (Benjamin.Lipsky@med.va.gov).