INFECTIOUS DISEASES

A

Acanthamoeba infection
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome(AIDS)
Aedes albopictus
Aedes japonicus mosquito
angiostrongyliasis
anisakiasis
anthrax
ascariasis
aspergillosis

B

babesiosis
bacterial meningitis
balantidiasis
bilharzia
birds, diseases
body lice
brucellosis
BSE

C

candidiasis, invasive
capillariasis
Cat scratch disease
Chagas disease
chickenpox
chronic fatigue syndrome
CJD
clonorchiasis
CMV infection
coccidioidomycosis
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever
cryptococcosis
cyclosporiasis
cysticercosis

D

dengue virus infection
Dientamoeba fragilis infection
diphyllobothriasis
dog flea tapeworm infection
dracunculiasis

E

Ebola haemorrhagic fever
echinococcosis
ehrlichiosis
enterobiasis
encephalitis

F

fascioliasis
fasciolopsiasis
filariasis
flu

G

glanders
gnathostomiasis
gonorrhoea

H

hand, foot, and mouth disease
hantavirus pulmonary syndrome
head lice infestation
hepatitis A
hepatitis B
hepatitis C
hepatitis D
hepatitis E
heterophyiasis
histoplasmosis
hookworm infection
hot tub rash

I

Isospora infection

L

Lassa fever
legionellosis
leishmaniasis
leprosy
leptospirosis
Lyme disease

M

malaria
Marburg virus infection
melioidosis
microsporidiosis
molluscum contagiosum
monkeypox
MRSA - Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
mumps
Mycobacterium abscessus infection

N

Naegleria infection
nocardiosis
nonpathogenic intestinal amoebae infection
non-polio enterovirus infection

O

onchocerciasis
opisthorchiasis
oropharyngeal candidiasis

P

paragonimiasis
parasites and parasitic infections
plague
Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
polio
postherpetic neuralgia
psittacosis
pubic lice infestation

Q

Q fever

R

rabies
raccoon roundworm infection
rat bite fever
rubella

S

scabies
scarlet fever
shingles
smallpox
Southern tick-associated rash illness
sporotrichosis
Streptococcus group B infections
strongyloidiasis
syphilis

T

tapeworm infection
toxocariasis
trichomoniasis
tularemia
typhoid fever

V

Vancomycin-intermediate/resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VISA/VRSA)
Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE)
variant CJD (vCJD)
Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection
Vibrio vulnificus infection
viral (aseptic) meningitis
viral haemorrhagic fevers

W

West African trypanosomiasis
West Nile viral encephalitis
whipworm infection

Y

yellow fever

Z

zoonotic diseases (diseases spread from animals to people)

bird flu

bird flu is caused by an influenza virus, caught through close contact with live infected birds. this article looks at symptoms, treatment & prevention of the infection.

common cold

there is no cure for a cold but this article provides helpful advice on how to relieve the irritating symptoms.

coxsackie virus infections

this is a common virus that does not usually cause severe problems. it is a common cause of sore throats and can occasionally cause more serious illness particularly in newborns. this article provides a good overview of the various types of infections it can cause.

erysipelas

this is a skin infection with group a strep bacteria. this article looks at symptoms, transmission and treatment.

pinworm infection

pinworm is a common infection among children. this article looks at the symptoms of pinworms and the recommended treatment.

ringworm and tinea infection

ringworm is a common infection in children and is responsible for athlete's foot and jock itch in adults. this article looks at how to treat and prevent the infection.

rubella

german measles is normally a mild illness but is serious in pregnant women because of the risks of birth defects. this article provides an overview of the illness.

shingles (herpes zoster)

shingles is a painful condition which mainly affects older people. this article outlines the treatment of the illness and its relationship to the chickenpox virus.

slapped cheek disease (fifth disease)

slapped cheek disease is a mild illness among children but can be serious in pregnancy. this article looks at the symptoms and what can be done to help.

sore throat

a sore throat is a symptom of many different illnesses. this article provides an overview of some of the causes and what can be done to help.

tamiflu

this is an anti-viral drug that is indicated for the treatment and prevention of influenza, including bird flu. this article gives an overview of the drug and dose regimes.

tapeworm infection

this article provides an overview of the causes of tapeworm, the symptoms and how to treat an infection.

tetracyclines

these antibiotics are used to treat many common infections, sexually transmitted diseases and acne. this article profiles the medication.

toxoplasmosis

toxoplasmosis is an infection carried by cats that can be dangerous in pregnancy. this article looks at the risks of infection.

whooping cough

whooping cough is dangerous in babies and young children. this article looks at the symptoms, treatment and prevention of the illness.

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