Health Conditions and Diseases Infectious Diseases
An infectious disease is a clinically evident illness resulting from the presence of pathogenic agents, including viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa, multicellular parasites and prions.

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The Bad Bug Book
This handbook provides basic facts regarding foodborne pathogenic microorganisms and natural toxins. Each chapter focuses on either one bacteria, virus, parasite, or natural toxin, providing basic facts.
Center for Complex Infectious Diseases
Provides information on stealth viruses, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and other diseases caused by stealth viruses, and presentations and publications given by Dr. Martin.
Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy
CIDRAP provides advice, information and analysis on the prevention, control and treatment of infectious diseases and in public health preparedness in such areas as bioterrorism and food safety.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Mission is to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability. Includes guidelines, articles and resources for consumers and health professionals.
Clinical Infectious Diseases
This journal publishes clinical articles, including those in microbiology; a regular AIDS/TB Commentary; sections covering medical and legal issues and managed care symposia; time-saving review articles, which survey the growing body of research literature in a specific area or on a group of related topics; and thematic studies on central topics in infectious disease research. Electronic edition.
Communicable Disease and Immunizations
Communicable disease information for HIV/AIDS, pertussis, influenza, tuberculosis, typhoid fever, chickenpox, and others.
Disease Outbreak News
Information about disease outbreaks anywhere in the world, searchable by time period, with archives by disease; from the Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response (CSR), World Health Organization.
eMedicine Health
Consumer health resource center providing information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of swollen lymph glands.
eMedicine Health - Finger Infection
Consumer health resource center providing information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of injury or infection to a finger.
eMedicine Health - Sepsis
Consumer health resource center providing information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of blood infection.
eMedicine: Hospital Acquired Infections
Physician reports on the viral, bacterial, and fungal pathogens likely to cause nosocomial infections such as pneumonia, urinary tract infection, colitis, and candidiasis. Includes medical care and prevention tips.
eMedicine: Infectious Diseases
Directory of full length articles on various diseases.
Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal
Includes e-journal from the CDC.
Family Practice Notebook: Infectious Disease
Comprehensive database of infectious disease.
General Practice Notebook - Infectious Disease
Describes features of many conditions.
Health Protection Agency: Infections
CDSC is a division of the Health Protection Agency and is the UK information and response center for surveillance and control of infectious diseases.
Health Protection Scotland
Information on communicable diseases and environmental health hazards, travel and veterinary health risks including statistical data.
Medical news and information in infectious disease from current medical journals for physicians. Available on the web or by email newsletter.
Infectious Disease Center - Mayo Clinic
Find information on colds, flu, STDs, and other common infections. Includes adult and child immunizations, and prevention.
Infectious Disease Control Unit
Factsheets and news releases related to diseases and various health topics.
Infectious Disease News
Online version of the magazine. Includes breaking news, archives, online seminars, and specialty forums.
Infectious Disease Research Institute
IDRI targets neglected diseases based on their threat to public health and lack of a vaccine diagnostic, or effective therapeutic. Find out which diseases are being focused on, and details about IDRI.
Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice
Journal published nine times a year. Articles on topics of current interest to physicians and other health care professionals treating patients with infectious diseases.
Infectious Diseases Society of America
Includes information about the IDSA, a career center, newsroom, practice guidelines, and journals and publications.
International Society for Infectious Diseases
ISID consists of individuals interested in infectious diseases, including specialists, microbiologists, immunologists, epidemiologists, public health workers, parasitologists, virologists, mycologists, and molecular biologists. Find publications, resources, memberships and programs.
Johns Hopkins Infectious Diseases
Information on infectious diseases including hepatitis, STDs, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, research, education, and epidemiology.
The Journal of Infectious Diseases
Published for the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Find current and past issues and information about the journal.
Journal Watch Infectious Diseases
Fee based service with summaries of medical journal articles in the field of Infectious Disease.
Kidshealth: Infections
Directory of factsheets covering common infections affecting children.
The Lancet: Infectious Diseases
A monthly infectious diseases journal, renowned for the publication of high-quality peer-reviewed reviews and analysis from around the world.
Legal Authorities for Isolation and Quarantine
Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US on the legal basis for enforcement of isolation and quarantine.
Medical Microbiology
Information on the microorganisms that cause diseases in humans. Lecture notes, laboratory notebook, computerized clinical cases, and most common causes of infectious diseases file.
MedlinePlus: Infectious Diseases
Articles about infectious disease and infectious disease links.
MedPage Today
Offers up to date medical news and physician-reviewed articles about infectious disease.
Medscape: Infectious Diseases
Latest medical news and information from
The Merck Manual - Infectious Diseases
Specific and general clinical information on infectious diseases and their treatment.
Microbial Threats to Health: Emergence, Detection, and Response (2003)
Covers emerging diseases, resurgence of known pathogens, and the human factors that converge to provide an environment where diseases can spread. Complete 350-page report from the Board on Global Health of the National Academy of Science, in Open Book and PDF formats.
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Division of the CDC that provides leadership, expertise, and service in laboratory and epidemiological science, bioterrorism preparedness, applied research, disease surveillance, and outbreak response for infectious diseases.
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
NFID supports research into the causes, cures, and prevention of infectious diseases and sponsors public and professional education programs. Virtual library, factsheets, vaccine research conference information, National Coalition for Adult Immunization.
The New England Journal of Medicine: Infectious Disease
The Infectious Diseases collection covers topics such as sepsis, meningitis, and pneumonia.
New York State Department of Health: Communicable Diseases
Directory of factsheets on infectious diseases, plus press releases.
Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases
PKIDs Online educates the public about infectious diseases and disease prevention, supports families whose children have chronic, viral infectious diseases, and works to eliminate the social stigma borne by the infected.
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Original studies, reviews, and case reports on all aspects of infectious diseases in children that have relevance to clinical practice. Features review articles and original studies on viral and bacterial illness in children of interest to pediatricians, pediatric residents and fellows, and pediatric nurses.
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
Promotes excellence in diagnosis, management and prevention of infectious diseases through clinical care, education, research and advocacy. Find details about PIDS, membership information, meetings and events, education and training and a forum.
Online journal on infectious diseases of children.
A global electronic reporting system for outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases and toxins.
Research and Training in Tropical Diseases
Co-sponsored by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank and the World Health Organization (WHO). It helps co-ordinate global efforts to combat infectious diseases of the poor and disadvantaged.
Science Speaks: Global ID News
Features news and analysis on the latest developments in infectious diseases.
Surviving Sepsis Campaign
Aims to reduce mortality from sepsis and to improve its management, diagnosis and treatment.
The United States Army Medical Research Institute for infectious diseases.
Vad's Corner
Dr.M.Vadivale provides links to a wide range of sites about infectious diseases and other health-related topics.
WHO/OMS - Infectious Diseases
Articles from the World Health Organization.
Wikipedia: Infectious Disease
Offers detailed information about infectious disease including classifications, transmission, diagnosing and therapies, immunity, mortality from, and a history.

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