Resources-Infectious Diseases

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This resource is not meant to list every known infectious disease, but rather to provide some links to reliable information on some of the more common conditions. Information on other diseases and illnesses are found throughout the support curricula for problem-based and case-based learning modules and in the Table for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases.

Resources for non-infectious conditions can also be found in the Key Resources section.

We hope you and your students find this information to be helpful.

 Amoebic dysentery

NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Amebiasis
Information on the causes, symptoms, tests, treatment, prognosis, and complications of amoebic dysentery. Also links to images.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000298.htm

CDC—Amebiasis—Entamoeba histolytica Infection
General information about the pathogen and environment of disease occurrence.
http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/amebiasis/index.html

World Health Organization—Amoebiasis
Information and links to general description of amoebiasis.
http://www.who.int/ith/diseases/amoebiasis/en/

Web MD—Information and Resources—What is Amebiasis? 
http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/amebiasis-overview
Kid’s Health for Nemours—What is Amebiasis?
http://kidshealth.org/parent/infections/parasitic/amebiasis.html

Healthline—Amebiasis
http://www.healthline.com/health/amebiasis#Overview1


Bacterial Vaginosis
NIH—National Institute of Child Health and Human Development-Bacterial Vaginosis: Condition Information
Links to information on bacterial vaginosis, including symptoms, risks, diagnosis, treatment, and more.
https://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/bacterialvag/conditioninfo/Pages/default.aspx

CDC—Bacterial Vaginosis
Fact sheet about bacterial vaginosis, the most common vaginal infection in women ages 15-44.
http://www.cdc.gov/std/bv/default.htm

Web MD—Bacterial Vaginosis: Topic Overview
Information about bacterial vaginosis, including causes, symptoms, risks diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and more.
http://www.webmd.com/sexual-conditions/tc/bacterial-vaginosis-topic-overview#1

Botulism
NIH—Medline Plus-Botulism
Information on the causes, symptoms, tests, treatment, prognosis, and complications of botulism. Also links to images.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000598.htm

CDC—Botulism
Information on the kinds of botulism, diagnosis, symptoms, treatment, prevention and control, and more.
http://www.cdc.gov/botulism/

Kid’s Health from Nemours—What is Botulism?
http://kidshealth.org/kid/watch/house/botulism.html

Mayo Clinic—Botulism
Links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of botulism.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/print/botulism/DS00657/DSECTION=all&METHOD=print
Brain-eating Amoeba Infection
CDC—Naegleria fowleri
Information on Naegleria fowleri, the amoeba that causes brain-eating amoeba infections.
https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/naegleria/index.html

Web MD—Brain-Eating Amoeba Strikes in Summer
http://www.webmd.com/news/20080529/brain-eating-amoeba-strikes-in-summer

Mayo Clinic—Naegleria Infection
Information and links about Naegleria infections, including symptoms, causes, risk factors, tests, diagnosis, and treatment and prevention.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/naegleria-infection/basics/definition/con-20034093

Bronchitis
NIH—MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia—Acute Bronchitis
Information and links to images on acute bronchitis infections.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001087.htm

NIH—PubMed Health—Bronchitis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMHT0022636/

Web MD—Acute Bronchitis
http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/acute-bronchitis-topic-overview

Mayo Clinic—Bronchitis
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/bronchitis/DS00031

NIH—Medline Plus—Chronic Bronchitis
Information and links to images on chronic bronchitis infections
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/bronchitis.html

Cat Scratch Disease
NIH—Medline Plus— Cat Scratch Disease
Information on causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and more on cat scratch fever.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001614.htm

CDC— Cat Scratch Disease
Overview, prevention, tests and treatment information on cat scratch disease.
http://www.cdc.gov/healthypets/diseases/cat-scratch.html

Kid’s Health—Cat Scratch Disease
http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/cat-scratch.html

eHow Medicine—Cat Diseases That Humans Get
http://www.ehow.com/about_5369772_cat-diseases-humans-can.html

 

Chagus Disease
CDC—Chagus Disease
General information, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of Chagas Disease. Also links to other parasite information.
http://www.cdc.gov/chagas/factsheets/detailed.html

NIH—Medline Plus—Chagas Disease
Summary of information on Chagus Disease. Also links to other resources, clinical trial information and patient handouts.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/chagasdisease.html

CDC—Chagus Disease Fact Sheet
http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/chagas/resources/onepage.pdf

 CDC—Chagus Disease—Detailed FAQs
Detailed description of Chagus Disease, the causative pathogen, transmission, locations, diagnosis, treatment, tests, and more.
http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/chagas/gen_info/detailed.html

World Health Organization (WHO)—Chagas Disease
Brief definition and description of Chagas Disease pathogen.
http://www.who.int/topics/chagas_disease/en/

WHO—Chagas Disease Fact Sheet
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs340/en/

 

Chlamydia
NIH—Medline Plus Encyclopedia—Chlamydia
Causes, Symptoms, Exams and Tests, Treatment, Outlook, and Links to other resources.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001345.htm

CDC—Chlamydia
Links to fact sheets, statistics, and treatment information and more.
http://www.cdc.gov/std/chlamydia/

CDC-Chlamydia Fact Sheet
https://www.cdc.gov/std/chlamydia/stdfact-chlamydia.htm

Healthline—Chlamydia Information
Chlamydia overview and information about chlamydia infections, causes, risk factors, symptoms, and diagnoses.
http://www.healthline.com/health/std/chlamydia#Overview1

Web MD: Chlamydia in Women/Men: Symptoms and Treatments
Information about chlamydia symptoms and treatments in women and men. Includes link to slideshow of pictures and information on various sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
http://www.webmd.com/sexual-conditions/guide/chlamydia#1

Mayo Clinic—Diseases and Conditions—Chlamydia
Links to definition, causes, risk factors, complications of infection, tests and diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chlamydia/basics/definition/con-20020807

Teen Source: Chlamydia
Information on symptoms, testing, diagnosis, and prevention of chlamydia. Includes links to information on other STDs.
http://www.teensource.org/std/chlamydia

 

Chickenpox
NIH—Medline Plus—Chickenpox
Causes, Symptoms, Exams and Tests, Treatment, Outlook, and Links to other resources.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001592.htm

Kid’s Health—Chickenpox
http://kidshealth.org/parent/infections/skin/chicken_pox.html

Web MD—Chickenpox: Varicella
Overview, symptoms, risks, exams, tests, prevention, home treatment, and more for chickenpox.
http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/chickenpox-varicella-topic-overview

Mayo Clinic—Chickenpox
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chickenpox/home/ovc-20191271

Merck Manual—Consumer Version—Chickenpox
Consumer version of description and explanation of dengue fever, including symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. Also has links to other infectious diseases.
http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/infections/viral-infections/chickenpox


Cholera
NIH—Medline Plus—Cholera
Causes, Symptoms, Exams and Tests, Treatment, Outlook, and Links to other resources.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000303.htm

CDC—Cholera—Vibrio cholera infection
General information, risk factors, symptoms, treatment, diagnosis, prevention and control and more.
http://www.cdc.gov/cholera/index.html

The Merck Manual Online Medical Library—Cholera
Consumer version of description and explanation of cholera.
http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec17/ch190/ch190f.html

Mayo Clinic—Cholera
Symptoms, causes, risk factors, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and more.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cholera/basics/definition/con-20031469

WHO—Cholera Fact Sheet
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs107/en/

WHO—Cholera
Links to information on cholera, including prevention and control, vaccines, outbreaks worldwide, global situations and trends, and country profiles.
http://www.who.int/topics/cholera/en/

 

Cutaneous Anthrax
NIH—Medline Plus—Anthrax
Causes, Symptoms, Exams and Tests, Treatment, Outlook, and Links to other resources.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001325.htm

CDC—Preparedness—Anthrax
http://www.cdc.gov/anthrax/bioterrorism/preparedness.html

CDC—Preparation and Planning for Bioterrorism Emergencies
Information on what is being done to prepare and plan for possible bioterrorism emergencies. Information and links to anthrax, smallpox, and other bioterrorism agents.
http://emergency.cdc.gov/bioterrorism/prep.asp

Mayo Clinic: Anthrax
Information including symptoms, causes, risk factors, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatments and prevention of anthrax.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anthrax/basics/definition/con-20022705

Teens Health for Nemours—Anthrax
http://kidshealth.org/teen/misc/anthrax.html

 

 Dengue Fever
The Merck Manual Online Medical Library—Consumer Version
Consumer version of description and explanation of dengue fever, including symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. Also has links to other infectious diseases.
http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec17/ch198/ch198l.html

CDC—Travelers’ Health
Detailed description of dengue fever disease, including transmission, epidemiology, global distribution, clinical presentation of symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and more.
http://wwwn.cdc.gov/travel/yellowbook/ch4/dengue-fever.aspx

NIH— Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Dengue Fever
Causes, Symptoms, Exams and Tests, Treatment, Outlook, and Links to other resources.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001374.htm

WHO—Dengue and Severe Dengue
Key facts, transmission, characteristics, treatment, prevention, and control of dengue and severe dengue along with a description of the difference between the two infectious diseases.
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs117/en/

CDC—Dengue
Lots of links to information on dengue fever, including FAQs, epidemiology topics, prevention, entomology and ecology of dengue, maps, travel notices, and more.
http://www.cdc.gov/Dengue/

Mayo Clinic—Dengue Fever
Information and links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of dengue fever.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dengue-fever/basics/definition/con-20032868

 

Ebola
NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Ebola
Causes, Symptoms, Exams and Tests, Treatment, Outlook, and Links to other resources.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001339.htm

CDC—Ebola
Links to signs and symptoms, transmission, risk of exposure, outbreaks, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/

Mayo Clinic—Ebola virus and Marburg virus
Information and links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Ebola virus disease and Marburg virus disease.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ebola-virus/basics/definition/con-20031241

CDC—The 2014-2016 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa
http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/outbreaks/2014-west-africa/index.html

Outbreaks Chronology:  Ebola Virus Disease
http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/outbreaks/history/chronology.html

What You Need to Know about Ebola
http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/pdf/what-need-to-know-ebola.pdf

Merck Manual—Consumer Version—Ebola and Marburg Virus Infections
Consumer version of description and explanation of, Ebola and Marburg Virus Infections including symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. Also has links to other infectious diseases.
http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/infections/viral-infections/ebola-virus-and-marburg-virus-infections

Genital Herpes
NIH— Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Genital Herpes
Causes, Symptoms, Exams and Tests, Treatment, Outlook, and Links to other resources.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000857.htm

Mayo Clinic—Diseases and Conditions—Genital Herpes
Links to definition, causes, risk factors, complications of infection, tests and diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/genital-herpes/basics/definition/con-20020893

CDC—Genital Herpes—Fact Sheet
Fact sheet which provides basic information about genital herpes, such as details about the pathogen, how common it is, how it is spread, how to reduce risks of getting genital herpes, how genital herpes may affect an unborn child, how you will know if you have genital herpes, and if it  can be cured. (There is no cure for genital herpes).
http://www.cdc.gov/std/herpes/stdfact-herpes.htm

CDC—Genital Herpes—Fact Sheet
http://www.cdc.gov/std/herpes/stdfact-herpes.htm

Giardiasis
NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Giardia infection
Causes, symptoms, exams and tests, treatment, outlook, and links to other resources.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000288.htm

NIH—Medline Plus—Giardia
Summary of information about the pathogen and the Giardia infection, including symptoms, diagnosis and tests, prevention and risk factors, and more.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/giardiainfections.html

Mayo Clinic—Giardia infection
Links to definition, causes, risk factors, complications of infection, tests and diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/giardia-infection/basics/definition/con-20024686?METHOD=print

CDC—Parasites—Giardia
General information, symptoms, diagnosis and detections, treatment, pathogen characteristics, sources of infection, risk factors, and prevention and control.
http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/giardia/index.html

Healthline— Giardiasis
Information about Giardia infections.
http://www.healthline.com/health/giardiasis#Overview1

CDC Fact Sheet—Giardia and Drinking Water from Private Wells
Lots of links to pathogens and mineral pollutants which may contaminate drinking water from private wells. Includes links to Giardia, Hepatitis A, rotavirus, Salmonella, Shigella, Lead,.Nitrate, E. coli, Campylobacter, arsenic, copper and more.
http://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/drinking/private/wells/disease/giardia.html

Kid’s Health from Nemours—Giardiasis
http://kidshealth.org/parent/infections/parasitic/giardiasis.html

 

Gonorrhea
NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Gonorrhea
Causes, Symptoms, Exams and Tests, Treatment, Outlook, and Links to other resources.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007267.htm

CDC—Gonorrhea
Links to fact sheets, statistics, and treatment information and more.
http://www.cdc.gov/std/gonorrhea/default.htm

Mayo Clinic—Diseases and Conditions—Gonorrhea
Links to definition, causes, risk factors, complications of infection, tests and diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gonorrhea/basics/definition/con-20020917

Medicinenet—Gonorrhea in Women
Facts about gonorrhea and sexually transmitted diseases in women, including syphilis, herpes, chlamydia, genital warts, and AIDS. Specific description about the gonorrhea pathogen, symptoms of infection, how it is diagnosed, and treatment. .Includes slide show of growths and pathogens.
http://www.medicinenet.com/gonorrhea_in_women/article.htm

Guinea Worm
The Merck Manual Online Medical Library—Guinea Worm Disease
Description of Guinea worm infectious disease, including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
 http://www.merck.com/mmpe/sec14/ch182/ch182e.html

World Health Organization—(WHO)-Guinea Worm
Description of Guinea worm disease, including key facts, transmission, incubations period, and prevention. Also links to data and global impact information.
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs359/en/

WHO—Dracunculiasis eradication (Guinea worm) articles
http://www.who.int/dracunculiasis/en/

CDC—Division of Parasitic Diseases—Guinea Worm
General information on guinea worm disease, epidemiology of the disease, risk factors, the biology of the parasite, symptoms, treatment prevention, control and the eradication program underway.
http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/guineaworm/index.html

Scientific American—What is Guinea Worm Disease?
Article about the efforts toward eradicating Guinea worm disease.
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=what-is-guinea-worm-disease


Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease
NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease
Causes, symptoms, exams and tests, treatment, outlook, and links to other resources.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000965.htm 

CDC—Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease
Description of symptoms, complications, diagnosis, prevention, treatment and outbreaks. Also links to multimedia resources.
http://www.cdc.gov/hand-foot-mouth/

Mayo Clinic—Diseases and Conditions—Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease
Links to definition, causes, risk factors, complications of infection, tests and diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hand-foot-and-mouth-disease/basics/definition/con-20032747

Web MD—Children’s Health— Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease
Lots of information on symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
http://children.webmd.com/tc/hand-foot-and-mouth-disease-topic-overview

Hepatitis
NIH—Hepatitis
Summary and descriptions of risk factors, diagnosis, tests, clinical trials and more for hepatitis.  Also links to related issues and specific types of hepatitis such as Hepatitis A, B, and C, HIV and viral hepatitis, alcoholic hepatitis, and more.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hepatitis.html

NIH-Medline Plus: Hepatitis B
Links to information on Hepatitis B, including diagnosis, prevention, risk factors, treatments, and more.
https://medlineplus.gov/hepatitisb.html

NIH-Medline Plus: Hepatitis C
Links to information on Hepatitis C, including diagnosis, prevention, risk factors, treatments, and more.
https://medlineplus.gov/hepatitisc.html

National Cancer Institute—Hepatitis and Liver Cancer:  Did You Know?  Video series
https://www.cancer.gov/types/liver/dyk-hepatitis-liver-cancer-video

Merck Manual—Consumer Version—Hepatitis
Consumer version with description and explanation of both acute viral hepatitis and chronic hepatitis, including symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. Also has links to other infectious diseases.
http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/liver-and-gallbladder-disorders/hepatitis/overview-of-hepatitis

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases—Hepatitis B
http://www.adultvaccination.org/hepatitis_b_vaccine_vaccination_adult_immunizations.htm

CDC—Viral Hepatitis
Lots of information and links about the different types of hepatitis (A,B,C,D,E), including statistics, outbreaks, and resource center.
http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/
Mayo Clinic—Diseases and Conditions—Hepatitis
Links to definition, causes, risk factors, complications of infection, tests and diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hepatitis-a/basics/definition/con-20022163

eMedicine Health—Hepatitis B
Overview and descriptions of the causes, symptoms, contagious transmission, diagnosis, treatment and more.
http://www.emedicinehealth.com/hepatitis_b/article_em.htm

eMedicine Health—Hepatitis C
Overview and descriptions of the causes, symptoms, contagious transmission, diagnosis, treatment and more.
http://www.emedicinehealth.com/hepatitis_c/article_em.htm

 HIV/AIDS
NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—HIV/AIDS
Causes, Symptoms, Exams and Tests, Treatment, Outlook, and Links to other resources. Image links to diseases and conditions associated with HIV/AIDS, such as tuberculosis in the lung, Kaposi’s sarcoma, canker sores, and molluscum contagiosum.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000594.htm

HIV/AIDS Basics—AIDS.gov
Lots of information and links, including signs and symptoms, statistics, reducing your risk, and immune system response, stages of HIV infection, and more.
https://www.aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/

Mayo Clinic—Diseases and Conditions—Genital Herpes
Links to definition, causes, risk factors, complications of infection, tests and diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of HIV/AIDS.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hiv-aids/basics/definition/con-20013732

CDC—HIV/AIDS Basics
Links to fact sheets, statistics, transmission, testing, prevention, treatment information and more.
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/index.html

CDC—HIV Among Youth
Fast Facts about HIV infections in youth, including a section on statistics with graphs.
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/age/youth/index.html?s_cid=tw_std0141316

World Health Organization—WHO—HIV/AIDS
Fact sheet with lots of information on HIV/AIDS, including key facts, signs and symptoms, transmission, risk factors, diagnosis, testing, and prevention.
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs360/en/

Teen Health—WebMD—HIV/AIDS and Teens FAQ
Lots of links to information about HIV/AIDS in question-answer format.
http://teens.webmd.com/hiv-aids-and-teens-faq#1

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
CDC—HPV
Links to fact sheets, HPV and men sheet, statistics, and HPV and oropharyngeal cancer.
http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/default.htm
NIH—MedlinePlus—Human papillomavirus
Summary of information about the human papillomavirus, including symptoms, diagnosis, tests prevention and risk factors, vaccines, and treatments. Also includes links for information for teenagers, men, women, and patient handouts.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hpv.html

CDC—What is HPV?
HPV questions and answers.
https://www.cdc.gov/hpv/parents/whatishpv.html

CDC—Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and cancer
Links to information about HPV, cancer, statistics, research, and prevention.
https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/hpv/

CDC—Genital HPV Fact Sheet
Lots of information on the human papillomavirus, including type of pathogen, how it is spread, health problems, how to avoid getting it, who should get vaccinated, and how HPV affects pregnancy. Also links to other STD formation and cervical cancer screenings.
http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpv.htm

CDC—HPV-Associated Statistics
https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/hpv/statistics/index.htm

WHO—Human papillomavirus (HPV) and Cervical Cancer
Key facts about HPV and cervical cancer, including signs and symptoms, risk factors, and the scope of the problem worldwide.
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs380/en/

Mayo Clinic—HPV Infection
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hpv-infection/home/ovc-20199062

American Cancer Society—HPV and Cancer, Testing, and Vaccines
https://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancer-causes/infectious-agents/hpv.html

Impetigo
NIH—Medline Plus—Impetigo
Description of symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, and therapies for impetigo.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/impetigo.html

Mayo Clinic—Impetigo
Information and links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of impetigo.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/impetigo/basics/definition/con-20024185

Teens Health—Impetigo
Description of impetigo and other skins infections.
http://kidshealth.org/en/teens/?search=y&getfields=subject.description&q=impetigo&site
=kh&client=ms_t_en&output=xml_no_dtd&gsaRequestId=7457070404200936186&filter=0

Influenza
NIH-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases—Influenza
Overview of cause, transmission, symptoms, complications, diagnosis, treatment and flu vaccines. Links to additional information, research news, and a slide show of influenza information.
https://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/flu/Pages/default.aspx

NIH—Medline Plus—Influenza
Summary of information about influenza, including symptoms, diagnosis, tests prevention and risk factors, vaccines, and treatments.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/flu.html

CDC— Influenza
Information includes Flu Basics, Prevention-Flu Vaccine, Treatments, and New and Highlights.
http://www.cdc.gov/flu/index.htm

WHO—Influenza (Seasonal)
Key facts, overview, signs and symptoms, people at risk, transmission, seasonal epidemics, prevention, and treatments.
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs211/en/

WHO—Avian Influenza
Key facts, overview, signs and symptoms, people at risk, transmission, seasonal epidemics, prevention, and treatments.
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/avian_influenza/en/

Mayo Clinic—Influenza
Information and links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of influenza.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/flu/basics/definition/con-20035101

Medscape—Influenza
Signs, symptoms, diagnosis, epidemiology, prevention, and treatment of influenza.
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/219557-overview


Legionnaires’ Disease
NIH— Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Legionnaires’ Disease
Information on the cause, symptoms, tests, treatment, and outlook of Legionnaires’ Disease.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000616.htm

Merck Manual—Consumer Version—Legionnaires’ Disease
Consumer version of description and explanation of Legionnaires’ Disease, including symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. Also has links to other infectious diseases. Also links to news about past outbreaks.
http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/SearchResults?query=legionnaires

Mayo Clinic—Legionnaires’ Disease
Information and links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Legionnaires’ disease.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/legionnaires-disease/basics/definition/con-20028867

CDC—Legionnaires’ Disease Fact Sheet
http://www.cdc.gov/legionella/downloads/fs-legionnaires.pdf

CDC—Legionnaires’ Disease
Lots of information, including cause, how it spreads, risk factors, signs, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment complications, and prevention.
http://www.cdc.gov/legionella/about/index.html

Occupational Safety & Health Administration—Legionnaires’ Disease
Information about Legionnaires’ Disease bacteria, sources of exposure and transmission, incidence rates, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment.
https://www.osha.gov/dts/osta/otm/legionnaires/disease_rec.html

Medscape—Influenza
Signs, symptoms, diagnosis, epidemiology, prevention, and treatment of Legionnaire’s disease.
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/220163-overview


Leishmaniasis     
The Merck Manual Online Medical Library—Leishmaniasis
Consumer version of description and explanation of Leishmaniasis, including symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. Also has links to other infectious diseases.
http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/infections/parasitic-infections/leishmaniasis

NIH— Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Leishmaniasis
Information on the cause, symptoms, tests, treatment, and outlook of Leishmaniasis.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/leishmaniasis.html

World Health Organization—Leishmaniasis
The latest information on leishmaniasis around the world. Includes links to publications, news and highlights and videos.
http://www.who.int/leishmaniasis/en/

CDC—Legionnaires’ Disease
Lots of information, including cause, how it spreads, risk factors, signs, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment complications, and prevention.
http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/leishmaniasis/index.html

Lyme Disease
NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Lyme Disease
Information about the cause, symptoms, tests, treatment and prognosis of Lyme Disease. Also links to additional information.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001319.htm

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke—Neurological Complications of Lyme Disease Information Page
Links to information on complications, treatment, prognosis, research, clinical trials and more.
https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/All-Disorders/Neurological-Complications-Lyme-Disease-Information-Page

Mayo Clinic—Lyme Disease
Information and links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Lyme disease.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lyme-disease/basics/definition/con-20019701

CDC—Lyme Disease
The signs, symptoms, treatment, diagnosis, data and statistics, and FAQs for Lyme Disease. Also information about how to remove ticks, and preventing tick bites.
http://www.cdc.gov/lyme/

Lyme Disease.org: Advocacy, Education, and Research
Lots of information about Lyme disease, including description of vector, how people get Lyme disease, where it is found, symptoms, prevalence, diagnosis, treatment and more.
https://www.lymedisease.org/lyme-basics/lyme-disease/chronic-lyme/

WHO—Lyme Borreliosis (Lyme Disease)
The cause, transmission, geographical distribution, and risk for travelers for Lyme Disease. Also links to vaccines and general precautions.
http://www.who.int/ith/diseases/lyme/en/

Malaria
NIH— Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Malaria
Information on the cause, symptoms, tests, treatment, and outlook of malaria.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/malaria.html

Merck Manual—Consumer Version—Malaria 
Consumer version of description and explanation of malaria including symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. Also has links to other infectious diseases.
http://www.merck.com/mmhe/print/sec17/ch196/ch196k.html

World Health Organization—Malaria
Information on malaria, including WHO global strategies and activities, publications statistics, research, and a video of WHO’s global malaria progress. 
http://www.who.int/topics/malaria/en/

World Health Organization—Malaria
Facts about malaria.
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs094/en/

Mayo Clinic—Malaria
Information and links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of malaria.  
http://www.mayoclinic.org/search/search-results?q=malaria

CDC—Malaria
The signs, symptoms, treatment, diagnosis, data and statistics, and FAQs for malaria. Also information about malaria and travelers, such as prevention and where malaria occurs.
https://www.cdc.gov/malaria/

Measles
NIH— Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Measles
Information on the cause, symptoms, tests, treatment, and outlook of measles.  https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001569.htm

World Health Organization—Measles
Fact sheets of measles.
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs286/en/

Kids Health from Nemours—Measles
Information about measles, including signs and symptoms, contagiousness, recent outbreaks, prevention, and treatment.
http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/measles.html#

Mayo Clinic—Measles
Descriptions of symptoms, causes, risk factors, complications tests, treatments for measles.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/measles/basics/definition/con-20019675

CDC—Measles Cases and Outbreaks
Information about recent increase in measles cases and outbreaks.
http://www.cdc.gov/measles/cases-outbreaks.html


Meningococcal meningitis
NIH—National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke–Meningitis and Encephalitis Fact Sheet
Lots of information about meningitis and encephalitis.
https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/Patient-Caregiver-Education/Fact-Sheets/Meningitis-and-Encephalitis-Fact-Sheet

NIH— Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Meningococcal Meningitis
Information on the cause, symptoms, tests, treatment, and outlook for meningococcal meningitis.
https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000608.htm

CDC—Meningococcal Meningitis
Signs and symptoms of meningococcal meningitis.
http://www.cdc.gov/meningococcal/about/symptoms.html

CDC— Meningococcal Meningitis
Information about meningococcal meningitis including vaccination, outbreaks, causes, and related links.
http://www.cdc.gov/meningococcal/index.html

World Health Organization (WHO)—Meningococcal Meningitis
Fact sheets about meningococcal meningitis.
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs141/en/


Mononucleosis
NIH—Medline Plus—Mononucleosis
Information and links on infectious mononucleosis.
https://medlineplus.gov/infectiousmononucleosis.html

NIH—Medline Plus Encyclopedia—Mononucleosis
Information on the cause, symptoms, tests, treatment, and outlook for meningococcal meningitis.
https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000591.htm

Mayo Clinic—Mononucleosis
Overview of mononucleosis with links to symptoms, causes, diagnosis treatment.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mononucleosis/home/ovc-20165827

Healthline—Infectious Mononucleosis
Information on infectious mononucleosis including symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.
http://www.healthline.com/health/mononucleosis#Overview1

CDC—About Infectious Mononucleosis
Information including symptoms, transmission, prevention, treatment, and diagnosis.
http://www.cdc.gov/epstein-barr/about-mono.html

 

MRSA—Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
N
IH—Medline Plus—MRSA

Information on MRSA including diagnosis, testing, prevention and risk factors.
https://medlineplus.gov/mrsa.html

NIH—Medline Plus—Medical Encyclopedia: MRSA
Causes, symptoms, tests, treatment, prevention, and prognosis for MRSA.
https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/007261.htm

CDC: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Information on MRSA, including links to photos, tracking in healthcare settings, MRSA in the community, information for coaches and athletic directors and more.
https://www.cdc.gov/mrsa/

Mayo Clinic—MRSA
Descriptions of symptoms, causes, risk factors, complications tests, treatments for MRSA.  http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mrsa/basics/definition/con-20024479

WebMD—Understanding MRSA Infections: The Basics
Overview of MRSA, including links to treatments, symptoms, and images.
http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/understanding-mrsa#1

 

Mumps
CDC—Mumps
Information about mumps, including symptoms, complications, transmission, photos, prevention, vaccination and more.

https://www.cdc.gov/mumps/

NIH—Medline Plus— Mumps
Summary and links to information on mumps.

https://medlineplus.gov/mumps.html

NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Mumps
Causes, symptoms, tests, treatment, prevention and prognosis for mumps.

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001557.htm

Mayo Clinic—Mumps   
Information and links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mumps.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mumps/basics/definition/con-20019914

 Healthline: Mumps
Symptoms, treatment, complications and prevention of mumps.
http://www.healthline.com/health/mumps

Kids Health: Mumps
Information for parents about mumps infections, including signs and symptoms, contagiousness, prevention, duration, and treatment.

http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/mumps.html#


Pertussis (Whooping cough)

NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Pertussis
Causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, complications, prognosis and more.
https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001561.htm

Mayo Clinic—Pertussis
Information and links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of pertussis.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/whooping-cough/basics/definition/con-20023295

CDC—Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Information about pertussis, including causes, symptoms, complications, transmission, vaccination and more.
https://www.cdc.gov/pertussis/

CDC—Help Protect Babies from Whooping Cough
Who needs to be vaccinated against whooping cough to protect babies from the disease and why. Also links to related information including fact sheet for parents, pregnancy and vaccination, signs of whooping cough, and vaccine recommendations.
https://www.cdc.gov/Features/Pertussis/

  American Medical Society—Advice for Parents: Pertussis and the DTaP Vaccine
Information on the pertussis vaccine.
http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/fullarticle/381306

CDC—National Center for Health Statistics—Whooping Cough
https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/whooping-cough.htm

 Pink Eye—Conjunctivitis
NIH—Medline Plus—Pink Eye
Information and links to symptoms, diagnosis, tests, treatments and more.
https://medlineplus.gov/pinkeye.html

NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Conjunctivitis
The causes, symptoms, treatment, outlook, and more for pink eye.
https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001010.htm

CDC—Pink eye
Links to symptoms, images, references, handouts, and an overview about pink eye.
https://www.cdc.gov/conjunctivitis/

Mayo Clinic—Pink Eye
Information and links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of pertussis.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pink-eye/basics/definition/con-20022732

 

Plague
NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Plague
The causes, symptoms, exams, tests, treatment, outlook, prevention, and images for plague.
https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000596.htm

Mayo Clinic—Plague
Information and links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the plague.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/plague/basics/definition/con-20021610

WHO—Media Centre—Plague
Key facts, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, locations, treatment, prevention, managing plague outbreaks, and more about plague.
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs267/en/

CDC—Fact Sheet—Human Plague: Transmission from person to person
Fact sheet about the three types of plague-bubonic, septicemic and pneumonic plague.
https://www.cdc.gov/plague/resources/Plague_Facts.pdf

CDC—Emergency Preparedness and Response—Plague
Many links to information about plague.
https://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/plague/


Pneumonia
NIH—Medline Plus—Pneumonia
Information and links to symptoms, diagnosis, tests, treatments and more.
https://medlineplus.gov/pneumonia.html

NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Pneumonia-Adults (community acquired)
The causes, symptoms, exams, tests, treatment, outlook, prevention, and images for adult, community-acquired pneumonia.
https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000145.htm

NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Pneumonia-Adults (childhood, community acquired)
The causes, symptoms, exams, tests, treatment, outlook, prevention, and images for childhood, community-acquired pneumonia.
https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/007690.htm

NIH—News in Health—What’s the Difference Between Bronchitis and Pneumonia?
Short but informative article about bronchitis and pneumonia.
https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/issue/may2017/feature2

American Lung Association—Learn About Pneumonia 
Key facts and information about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of pneumonia.
http://www.lung.org/lung-health-and-diseases/lung-disease-lookup/pneumonia/learn-about-pneumonia.html

Mayo Clinic—Walking Pneumonia—What Does It Mean?
Short but informative article about walking pneumonia.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/print/walking-pneumonia/AN00137/METHOD=print

Teen’s Kid’s Health from Nemours–Pneumonia
Information about signs and symptoms, treatment, prevention and more.
http://kidshealth.org/teen/infections/bacterial_viral/pneumonia.html

Web MD—Pneumonia
Overview, causes, symptoms, risks tests, treatment prevention, and medications for pneumonia.
http://www.webmd.com/lung/tc/pneumonia-topic-overview#1

 

Polio
NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Polio
The cause, symptoms, treatment, prevention, diagnosis, prognosis of polio.
https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001402.htm

Mayo Clinic—Polio
Information and links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of polio.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/polio/basics/definition/con-20030957

NIH—Medline Plus—Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome
Information and links to symptoms, diagnosis, tests, treatments and more.
https://medlineplus.gov/polioandpostpoliosyndrome.html

CDC Global Health—Polio Eradication
Information about efforts for polio eradication.
https://www.cdc.gov/polio/

CDC—Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases—Polio
Information about the disease, clinical features, vaccine schedules, post-polio syndrome and more.
https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pinkbook/polio.html

Merck Manual—Consumer Version—Polio
Consumer version of description and explanation of polio, including symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. Also has links to other infectious diseases.
http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/infections/viral-infections/polio

Rabies
NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Rabies
The causes, symptoms, exams, tests, treatment, outlook, prevention, and images for rabies.
https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001334.htm

CDC—Kids and Rabies
Cause, symptoms, and how to help your pets stay rabies free.
https://www.cdc.gov/Features/RabiesAndKids/

Kid’s Health for Nemours
Information about rabies for kids.
http://kidshealth.org/kid/health_problems/infection/rabies.html

Mayo Clinic—Rabies
Overview, symptoms, causes, transmission, diagnosis, treatment, determining if the animal that bit you has rabies, prevention strategies, and more.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/rabies/DS00484

CDC—Rabies
Information about transmission of rabies, signs, symptoms, diagnosis, and risks for pets.
http://www.cdc.gov/rabies/

eMedicine Health—Rabies
The cause, risk factors, signs, symptoms, medical care, treatment and more.
http://www.emedicinehealth.com/rabies/article_em.htm

 

Rheumatic fever
NIH—Medline Plus—Rheumatic Fever
The causes, symptoms, exams, tests, treatment, outlook, prevention, and images for rheumatic fever. 
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003940.htm

Mayo Clinic— Rheumatic Fever
Overview and links to information about rheumatic fever.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/rheumatic-fever/DS00250

eMedicine—Infectious Diseases—Rheumatic Fever
Overview, background, and links to information about the causes, treatment, medications, and prognosis for rheumatic fever.
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/236582-overview

MedicineNet— Rheumatic Fever
Causes, complications, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and more.
http://www.medicinenet.com/rheumatic_fever/article.htm

American Heart Association—What About My Child and Rheumatic Fever?
Two-page fact sheet about rheumatic fever.
http://www.heart.org/idc/groups/heart-public/@wcm/@hcm/documents/downloadable/ucm_300321.pdf

 

Scarlet Fever

NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Scarlet Fever
The causes, symptoms, exams, tests, treatment, outlook, prevention, and images for scarlet fever.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000974.htm

 Mayo Clinic— Scarlet fever
Symptoms, causes, risk factors, complications tests, diagnosis, treatment and drugs, prevention and lifestyle information on scarlet fever.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/scarlet-fever/DS00917

CDC—Disease of the Week—Scarlet Fever
Key facts and prevention tips for scarlet fever.
https://www.cdc.gov/dotw/scarletfever/index.html

Kid’s Health for Nemours—Scarlet Fever
Information about scarlet fever for parents.
http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/scarlet-fever.html

Web MD—Scarlet Fever—Understanding the Basics
Description, symptoms and treatment for scarlet fever.
http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/understanding-scarlet-fever-basics

Schistosomiasis

NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Swimmer’s Itch
The causes, symptoms, exams, tests, treatment, outlook, prevention, and images for schistosomiasis.
https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001321.htm

Mayo Clinic— Swimmer’s Itch
Overview, symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and self-management.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/swimmers-itch/DS00902

CDC—Parasites-Schistosomiasis
General information, risk factors, signs, symptoms diagnosis, treatment, prevention, control and more.
https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/schistosomiasis/index.html

CDC—Parasites-Schistosomiasis—Biology
Life cycle diagram of the trematode that causes schistosomiasis.
https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/schistosomiasis/biology.html

Global Network—Schistosomiasis
Disease overview, symptoms, transmission, prevalence, and efforts at control.
http://www.globalnetwork.org/schistosomiasis


Smallpox
NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Smallpox
The causes, symptoms, exams, tests, treatment, outlook, prevention, and images for smallpox.
https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001356.htm

NIH Medline Plus—Smallpox
Information and links to FAQs, related issues, clinical trials, and other articles about smallpox.
https://medlineplus.gov/smallpox.html

CDC—Smallpox
History of smallpox, transmission, signs and symptoms, prevention and treatment, vaccine basics, bioterrorism and more.
https://www.cdc.gov/smallpox/

Mayo Clinic—Smallpox
Information and links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of smallpox.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/search/search-results?q=smallpox

WHO—Frequently asked questions and answers on smallpox
http://www.who.int/csr/disease/smallpox/faq/en/

Healthline—Types of Smallpox
Types of smallpox, signs, symptoms, how you catch smallpox, and treatments.
http://www.healthline.com/health/smallpox#treatment5

 

Syphilis
NIH—Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia
Causes, Symptoms, Exams and Tests, Treatment, Outlook, and Links to other resources.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000861.htm

NIH—Medline Plus—Syphilis
Overview and links to diagnosis, tests, related issues, and information about syphilis for children, teens, adults, and patient handouts.
https://medlineplus.gov/syphilis.html

CDC—Syphilis
Links to fact sheet with questions and answers about syphilis, including how its spread, what symptoms to look for, risk factors, syphilis and pregnancy, treatment and more.
http://www.cdc.gov/std/syphilis/default.htm

Mayo Clinic—Syphilis
Information and links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of syphilis.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/syphilis/basics/definition/con-20021862

 

Tetanus
NIH—Medline Plus—Tetanus
Causes, Symptoms, Exams and Tests, Treatment, Outlook, and Links to other resources.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000615.htm

Immunization Coalition—Tetanus—Questions and Answers About the Disease and Vaccines
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4220.pdf

CDC—Diptheria, Tetanus and Pertussis Vaccines
Information about the DTaP Vaccine
https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/dtap.html

Teen’s Health from Nemours—Tetanus
Information for teens about tetanus including signs and symptoms, prevention, and treatment.
http://kidshealth.org/teen/infections/bacterial_viral/tetanus.html


Toxic Shock Syndrome
NIH—Medline Plus—Toxic Shock Syndrome
 http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000653.htm

Teens Health for Nemours—Toxic Shock Syndrome
 http://kidshealth.org/teen/sexual_health/girls/tss.html

Kid’s Health—Toxic Shock Syndrome
 http://kidshealth.org/parent/infections/skin/toxic_shock.html

eMedicine Health—Toxic Shock Syndrome
http://www.emedicinehealth.com/toxic_shock_syndrome/article_em.htm

 

Trichomoniasis
NIH— Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Trichomoniasis
Causes, Symptoms, Exams and Tests, Treatment, Outlook, and Links to other resources.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001331.htm

Mayo Clinic—Vaginitis
Information and links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infections that cause inflammation of the vagina, including bacterial vaginosis, yeast infections, trichmoniasis.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vaginitis/basics/definition/con-20022645

CDC—Trichomoniasis
Lots of links and information about trichomoniasis. Also Links to specific types of STDs as well as data and statistics, prevention, and treatment.
http://www.cdc.gov/std/trichomonas/default.htm

Web MD—Trichomoniasis
Information on trichomoniasis infections in a question-answer format, including answers to questions such as How Common is Trichomoniasis?, How Do I Know If I Have Trichomoniasis?, How Is Trichomoniasis Treated?, What Happens If I Don’t Get Treated?, and more.
http://www.webmd.com/sexual-conditions/guide/trichomoniasis

Trichomoniasis in Teens
Information about symptoms, where to seek medical care, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?ContentTypeID=160&ContentID=53

 

Tuberculosis
NIH— Fact Sheet—Tuberculosis
https://report.nih.gov/nihfactsheets/ViewFactSheet.aspx?csid=31

NIH—MedlinePlus—Tuberculosis
Information about tuberculosis, including symptoms and lots of  links to information about diagnosis and tests, prevention and risk factors, treatments, and related issues.
https://medlineplus.gov/tuberculosis.html

American Lung Associations—Lung Health and Diseases—Living with Tuberculosis
Lots of information about managing tuberculosis, tips for taking TB medicine, how not to spread the disease, and more.
http://www.lung.org/lung-health-and-diseases/lung-disease-lookup/tuberculosis/living-with-tuberculosis.html

National Jewish Health—Tuberculosis
The causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for different types of TB. Also a history of TB, lifestyle management tips, risk factors, and more.
http://www.nationaljewish.org/healthinfo/conditions/tb/treatment.aspx

Teen’s Health from Nemours—Tuberculosis
Information for teens about tuberculosis, including signs and symptoms, contagiousness, prevention, treatment, duration of disease, and when to call the doctor.
http://kidshealth.org/teen/infections/bacterial_viral/tuberculosis.html

CDC—Tuberculosis Facts:  You Can Prevent TB
http://www.cdc.gov/tb/publications/factseries/prevention_eng.pdf

Mayo Clinic—Tuberculosis  
Information and links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of tuberculosis.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tuberculosis/basics/definition/con-20021761

Typhoid Fever
NIH—Medline Plus—Typhoid Fever
The causes, symptoms, diagnosis, tests, treatment, prevention, outlook, and complications of typhoid fever.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001332.htm

CDC—Typhoid Fever
Lots of information about typhoid fever, including symptoms, treatment, prevention, and vaccination.
https://www.cdc.gov/typhoid-fever/index.html

Mayo Clinic—Typhoid Fever
Information and links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of typhoid fever.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/typhoid-fever/DS00538

e-Medicine—Infectious Diseases: Typhoid Fever
An overview and descriptions of the causes, treatment, medicines, and more for typhoid fever disease.
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/231135-overview

 

 Yellow Fever
NIH—Medline Plus—Yellow Fever
The causes, symptoms, tests, treatment, outlook, and possible complications of yellow fever.
https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001365.htm

CDC—Yellow Fever
Lots of information about yellow fever, including prevention, transmission, symptoms, treatment, geographic distribution, FAQs and more. Also links to additional information.
https://www.cdc.gov/yellowfever/index.html

World Health Organization—Yellow Fever
Key facts, symptoms, populations at risk, transmission, treatment, prevention, and epidemic preparedness for yellow fever.
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs100/en/

World Health Organization—Yellow Fever: Questions and Answers
http://www.who.int/features/qa/yellow-fever/en/

World Health Organization—Yellow Fever Quiz
Take this quiz to find out how much you know about yellow fever.
http://www.who.int/emergencies/yellow-fever/quiz/en/

eMedicine—Yellow Fever
An overview and information on yellow fever, including symptoms, treatment, medications, media gallery, and epidemiology.
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/232244-overview

Mayo Clinic—Yellow Fever
Information and links to symptoms, causes, complications, tests, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of yellow fever.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/yellow-fever/basics/definition/con-20032263

 

Zika
NIH—National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)-Zika virus
Information about NIAID’s study of Zika, including diagnosis, treatment, and vaccine research.
https://www.niaid.nih.gov/diseases-conditions/zika-virus

NIH—National Institute of Child Health and Human Development: Zika Overview
Understanding the Effect of Zika Virus on Pregnancy
https://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/zika/Pages/default.aspx

NIH—Medline Plus: Zika Virus
Information on symptoms, diagnosis, testing, prevention, risk factors and more.
https://medlineplus.gov/zikavirus.html

WHO-Zika Virus and Complications: Questions and Answers
Relevant questions and answers about the Zika virus.
http://www.who.int/features/qa/zika/en/

CDC—Zika
Lots of links to information on the Zika virus, including symptoms, testing, and treatment, health effects and risks, transmission, prevention, Zika in pregnancy, and areas with risk of Zika.
https://www.cdc.gov/zika/

CDC—World Map of Areas with Risk of Zika
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/page/world-map-areas-with-zika

 CDC—Health Alert Network
Health Advisory issued by the CDC for the Zika virus outbreak of 2016. Although this is a past advisory, the information about Zika disease is relevant.
https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/han00385.asp

World Health Organization-(WHO)-Zika virus
Fact sheet and information on the Zika virus disease, including key facts, signs and symptoms, complications, transmission, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Also includes links to related topics.
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/zika/en/

 

Sites for links to multiple infectious diseases:    

National Institutes of Health-National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases
Search for diseases and conditions and filter diseases and conditions by type to find out detailed information about many infectious diseases.
https://www.niaid.nih.gov/diseases-conditions/infectious-diseases

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Free brochures and fact sheets about a wide variety of health conditions and infectious disease. Information includes an overview, fact sheet, statistics, treatment, and links to other articles or brochures about the condition.
Use this link to access a searchable page to find specific diseases or conditions:
http://www.cdc.gov/DiseasesConditions/index.html

 

Merck Manual—Consumer Edition-Overview of Parasitic Infections
Information on parasitic infections caused by a variety of organisms, including protozoans, helminths, and fungi. Lots of links to specific diseases and conditions.
http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/infections/parasitic-infections/overview-of-parasitic-infections#v786473

 

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