Infectious diseases and I Guide - Resources and Review

Provides an insight into varicella, or chicken pox as the virus is commonly known. Describes symptoms, treatment, duration, and prevention of the illness which usually strikes during childhood.
Set of links to selected, evaluated and annotated Internet resources relevant to communicable diseases.
Exhibition describing how ecology, evolution and environmental change affect the prevalence of infectious diseases. Explains how such diseases originate, spread and infect, with references to historical and contemporary outbreaks.
An introduction to infections and diseases, describing the mechanisms of microbes, covering bacteria, viruses, and protozoa. Defines the nature of infection, various means of transmission, and recommends methods of prevention.
Addresses the sensitive issue of providing accurate information relating to the prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. Resources cover specific diseases such as chlamydia, gonorrhoea, hepatitis B, herpes, HIV/AIDS, scabies, syphilis, and trichomoniasis, as well as an FAQ section. Additional sources comprise of a risk profiler, a STD quiz and an American clinic locator.
Extensive searchable and browsable index of neurological diseases.
Society which exists to foster the scientific interests of those hospital doctors who are interested in nosocomial or hospital acquired infections. Covers the society's history, annual reports, working parties, meetings, membership, full text of the newsletter, and abstracts for the Journal of Hospital Infection.
Information on several tick borne diseases, including articles on bite prevention and tick removal, diagnosis, and treatment recommendations.
Publishes research on the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases; on the microbes that cause them; and on disorders of host immune mechanisms. Tables of contents available.
Journal publishing state
of-the-art clinical articles, including those in microbiology, regular AIDS/TB commentaries, and sections covering medical and legal issues, managed care symposia, and time-saving review articles.
Publication covering new drugs and procedures for diagnosing and testing paediatric infectious diseases. Presents succinct reports from medical symposia, as well as interviews with experts in pediatric infectious diseases. Articles from current and back issues available online.
Data and information relevant to Plasmodium falciparum, the apicomplexan parasite responsible for the most serious form of human malaria. These resources include P. falciparum sequence databases, genome maps, linkage markers, and information about genetic studies, plus links to other malaria web sites and genetic data on related apicomplexan parasites, including Toxoplasma gondii.
Provides answers to commonly asked questions about the Bacillus anthracis bacterium, commonly known as anthrax. Offers information on the clinical forms of human anthrax, incidence, transmission, and groups most at risk from infection.
Index of links to epidemiology resources. Includes infectious diseases, hospital, molecular, behavioural and environmental epidemiology, diabetes, publications, newsgroups and mailing lists, government agencies, universities and professional societies.
Provides a list of numerous online resources relating to Lyme Disease, a serious bacterial infection affecting both humans and animals.
reviewed journal tracking trends and analysing new and re-emerging infectious diseases from around the world.
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