INFECTIOUS DISEASES

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Last update : 12-12-2006

AIDS/HIV

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The Body
Developer : Body Health Resources
http://www.thebody.com/
A multimedia AIDS and HIV information resource.

HIV InSite 
Developer : University of California, San Francisco
http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu/InSite
Comprehensive and reliable information on HIV/AIDS treatment, policy, research, epidemiology, and prevention from the University of California, San Francisco


AIDS Information For Teenagers
Developer : Avert
http://www.avert.org/young.htm
Includes what causes AIDS, ways of becoming infected, what activities are safe, injecting drugs. 

CHICKEN POX

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Chickenpoxinfo.com
Developer : Merck & Co, Inc.
http://www.chickenpoxinfo.com/
Consumer information site from Merck.

CHOLERA

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Cholera - Bad Bug Book
Developer : Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition
http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~MOW/chap7.html

ENCEPHALITIS

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Arboviral Encephalitis

Developer : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/arbor/arboinfo.htm
Fact sheets and detailed information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Encephalitis Support Group (E.S.G.)
Developer : Glaxo Neurological Center
http://glaxocentre.merseyside.org/enceph.html
With resources, articles, newsletters, and more.

St. Louis Encephalitis (SLE)
Developer : St. Louis Encephalitis
http://www.vicioso.com/Health/disease/encephalitis/SLE.html
Symptom, transmission, and treatment information.

INFLUENZA


Centers for Disease Control: Influenza
Developer : National Center for Infectious Diseases
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/flu/fluvirus.htm
Includes general information, as well as information on the types of flu viruses in the United States.

INFECTIOUS DISEASES CENTRE


National Foundation for Infectious Diseases 
Developer : National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
http://www.nfid.org/
Non-profit organization promotes research and education about infectious
disease. Explore the disease library, and read immunization factsheets.

Infectious Diseases Society of America 
Developer : Infectious Diseases Society of America
http://www.idsociety.org/

Organization of healthcare professionals promotes and enhances prevention
and public awareness of infectious diseases. Subscribe to news briefs.

Center for Complex Infectious Diseases 
Developer :Center for Complex Infectious Diseases
http://www.ccid.org/
Center researches infectious diseases, and focuses on the dissemination of
information on treatment and prevention. Research stealth viruses.

National Center for Infectious Diseases
Developer : National Center for Infectious Diseases
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/
Homepage for the CDC's National Center for Infectious Diseases. Source for
infectious disease information, programs, organizational information.

Johns Hopkins Infectious Diseases 
Developer : The Johns Hopkins University
http://www.hopkins-id.edu/
Excellent site with information on infection control, antibiotics, vaccines, and
travel medicine. For professionals or the consumer.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Home Page (NIAID)
Developer : National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/

Provides major support for scientists conducting research aimed at developing
better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent the many infectious, immunologic
and allergic diseases.


Infectious Diseases in Children
Developer : Slack Incorporated Inc.
http://www.slackinc.com/child/idc/idchome.htm
Find articles either from the entire Slack website or just from Infectious
Diseases in Children. To use more than one term, add "and" or "or" between
the terms.

Journal of Infectious Diseases 
Developer : University of Chigaco Press
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/JID

Browse the current issue of this medical journal, or read back issues. Learn
how to become a member of the Infectious Disease Society of America.


Tips & Drug Info for ID Doctors
Developer : HONcode principles of the Health On the Net Foundation
http://www.medicalmailbox.com/
Sign up to get free e-mail on tools to help you build a more successful
practice, information on medications and special promotions for medical
products in your field, plus much more!

Home page, National Center for Infectious Diseases
Developer : National Center for Infectious Diseases
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/

Homepage for the CDC's National Center for Infectious Diseases. Source for infectious disease
information, programs, organizational information.

PNEUMONIA


American Lung Association: Pneumonia 
Developer : American Lung Association
http://www.lungusa.org/diseases/lungpneumoni.html
Describes bacterial, viral, and mycoplasma pneumonia

Canadian Lung Association: Pneumonia 
Developer : Canadian Lung Association
http://www.lung.ca/pneumonia/
Includes description, causes, prevention, and treatment.

KidsHealth: Pneumonia 
Developer : The Nemours Foundation
http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/infections/lung/pneumonia.html
Discusses symptoms, prevention, and treatment.

Ontario Lung Association: Pneumonia
Developer : Ontario Lung Association
http://www.on.lung.ca/yourlungs/pneumonia.html
Facts and causes.

Pneumonia, Mycoplasma
Developer : eMedicine.com, Inc.
http://www.emedicine.com/EMERG/topic467.htm
Clinical article describing symptoms and treatment of pneumonia 
induced by Mycoplasma pneumoniae.

RHEUMATIC FEVER


 

 


RUBELLA

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HealthCentral: Rubella
Developer : HONcode principles of the Health On the Net Foundation
http://www.healthcentral.com/mhc/top/001574.cfm
Contains information about the illness including alternative names, symptoms, and treatment.

KidsHealth: Rubella (German Measles)
Developer : The Nemours Foundation
http://kidshealth.org/parent/infections/skin/german_measles.html
About the illness.

MDChoice.com: Rubella (Berman Measles)
Developer : NY Department of Health
http://www.mdchoice.com/pt/ptinfo/rubella.asp
Answers to the most common questions about the illness.

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES

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CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN)
Developer : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
http://www.cdcnpin.org/

A national reference, referral, and distribution service for information on HIV/AIDS, STDs, and TB, sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections (IUSTI) 
Developer : International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections
http://www.iusti.org/
Working to achieve international cooperation in controlling sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV infection

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Resource
 
Developer : Sexually Transmitted Disease Resource
http://www.herpes-coldsores.com/std/
Information and pictures on the most common diseases including AIDS, gonorrhea, hepatitis, herpes, scabies, and syphilis.

TUBERCULOSIS

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Global Tuberculosis Programme World Health Organization
Developer : World Health Organization
http://www.who.int/gtb/

CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) 
Developer : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
http://www.cdcnpin.org/
A national reference, referral, and distribution service for information on HIV/AIDS, STDs, and TB, sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Institute for Tuberculosis Research 
Developer : Institute for Tuberculosis Research 
http://www.uic.edu/pharmacy/research/itr/
Strives to discover and develop effective therapeutics for the treatment tuberculosis.

TYPHOID FEVER


Preventing Typhoid Fever
Developer : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/diseaseinfo/typhoidfever_g.htm
A Guide for Travelers
 

WHOOPING COUGH


KidsHealth: Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Developer : The Memours Foundations
http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/infections/lung/whooping_cough.html
Includes symptoms, description, and treatment.

Whooping Cough Information 
Developer : Whoopingcough.net
http://www.whoopingcough.net/
Features information on treatment, complications, prevention, and description of symptoms, including audio files of the typical whooping cough.

VIRAL DISEASES  


4burialinsurance.com - Pneumonia Facts 

Developer : 4burialinsurance.com
http://www.4burialinsurance.com/
Burial insurance quotes. Pneumonia facts: It's the most common lethal bacterial infection in the elderly, with a 40% mortality rate. Annually occursis 45 out of every 100 elderly.


Welcome to Gilead Sciences
Developer : Gilead
http://www.gilead.com/
Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures and

ZymeTx, Inc.
Developer : ZymeTx, Inc
http://www.zymetx.com/
ZymeTx, Inc. information and solutions for flu, influenza, other viral diseases 
ZymeTx, Inc. is an emerging biotechnology company engaged in the development of unique diagnostic and therapeutic products for the management of viral diseases. This site contains information and solutions on viral


SEARCH ENGINES 

HEALTH AND MEDICAL SEARCH ENGINE

Biomedical Information Resources & Services
Developer : Karolinska Institute
http://www.mic.ki.se/Other.html


The Combined Health Information Database
Developer : NIH, CDC and Health Resources and Services Adminstration
http://chid.nih.gov/


Health on the Net Foundation
Developer : Health on the Net Foundation
http://www.hon.ch/


Healthfinder
Developer : U. S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.healthfinder.gov/


HealthWeb
Developer : The Greater Midwest Region of the National Network Libraries of Medicine
http://healthweb.org/


Med411
Developer : med411, Inc.
http://www.med411.com/


Scirus : for scientific information only
Developer : Elsevier Science
http://www.scirus.com/




GENERAL SEARCH ENGINES AND METASEARCH

BUBL Link / 5:15
Developer : JISC Committee on Electronic Information
http://bubl.ac.uk/link/

IxQuick search
Developer : Surfboard Holding
http://ixquick.com/
 

Infomine : scholarly internat resource collections
Developer :Library of the University of California, Riverside
http://infomine.ucr.edu/


The WWW Virtual Library
Developer : Gerard Manning
http://www.vlib.org/


 

Last Update: April 2005