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American English: /ˌproʊfəˈlæksəs/
British English: /ˌprɒfɪˈlaksɪs/

Translation of prophylaxis in Spanish:


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    • In those who are severely immunosuppressed the treatment and prophylaxis of opportunistic infections remains important.
    • Containment may not be possible without vaccination, prophylaxis or effective treatment.
    • Most urologic procedures do not require preoperative antibiotic prophylaxis.

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