Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Infections Control Internet Resources

Opportunistic Infections
Recommendations to Help Patients Avoid Exposure to Opportunistic Pathogens. : MMWR, August 20, 1999/48 (RR10); 61 - 66.

1999 USPH/IDSA Guidelines for the Prevention of Opportunistic Infections in Persons Infected with Human : MMWR August 20, 1999/48 (RR10); 1 - 59. Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

Emerging Infectious Diseases
Preventing Emerging Infectious Diseases: A Strategy For The 21st Century : National Center For Infectious Diseases, CDC.

List of links on emerging disease from NIH.

Prespectious : Insights on Emerging Diseases article in the journal of Emerging Infectious Diseases

Tuberculosis Infections : "Supplementing Tuberculosis Surveillance with Automated Data from Health Maintenance Organizations", from Emerging Infectious Diseases, November - December 1999, Volume 5, No.6 issue of the journal.

Infection Control
National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance : From this site you will find additional links on Infection Control (CDC).

Infectious Diseases : links from Boston University Community Outreach Health Information System.

Hospital Epidemiology Services : Resources, links, mission from National Insitutes of Health.

HIP : Hospital Infection Program - Public Health Service of the CDC.

Hospital-Borne Infections : Information on nosocomial infections, link to 1996 report of National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance report on risks of infection by type of intensive care unit.

Infection Control and Epidemiology : Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.'s web site filled with resources on this important topic of healthcare administrators and practitioners.

U.S. Public Health Service Guideline on Infectious Disease: Issues in Xenotransplantation. : MMWR, August 24, 2001/50 (RRLJ); 1-16.

EID: Emerging Infectious Diseases journal...tracking trends and emerging/reemerging infectious diseases worldwide - - current issue in the Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal.

Infectious Disease News: search current and back issues of the journal.

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