Thursday, April 30, 2009

Infections of Respiratory Tract Internet Resources

Infections of the Upper Respiratory Tract
Group A Strep Blog beta-streptococcal disease resource page.

Fact Sheet description of group A Streptococcal infections: NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Beta streptococcus group A : Information on this microorganism from the Rockefeller Institute.

Streptococcus : Basic description of the streptococci from The Rockefeller University's Laboratory of Bacterial Pathogenesis and Immunology

Group A Strep descriptions of the various manifestations of streptococcal infections - Queens Hospital, London, England.

Causes for sore throat other than group A streptococcus.

Upper Respiratory Tract Infection - Lecture by Dr. Sridhar Ramaswamy, M.D., New York Presbyterian Health Care, University of Columbia.

Infections of the Lower Respiratory Tract
Pathology of Tuberculosis Tutorial from Web Path.

Tuberculosis - Lecture by Drs. Ariel Pablos-Mendez, M.D., M.P.H. and Charles A. Knirsch, M.D., M.P.H., New York Presbyterian Health Care, University of Columbia.

Tuberculosis Resources by Columbia University Medical Informatics.

From this site you can link to the Bureau of Tuberculosis Control of New York City Department of Health. Ask HOAH about tuberculosis.

NPIH : CDC National Prevention Information Network's

Treating Tuberculosis : From PennToday, a publication of the Pennsylvania Health System, Universsity of Pennsylvania.

Clinical Review of 74 Cases with Miliary Tuberculosis : From the Department of Infection and Inflammation, Graduate School of Medicine, and Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Kyoto University, 53 Kawahara-cho, Shogoin, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8397 Japan.

Drug Resistant TB - Rising Tide of Multi drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Developing Countries: Can Anything Be Done? article by William Bishai, M.D., Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins School of public Health.

Chlamydia pneumoniae - MRL Diagnostics' micro-immunofluorescent assay (MIF).

The CDC's Flu Web Site : Influenza Prevention and Control.

Pandemic Influenza: A Planning Guide for State and Local Officials (Draft 2.1) : Predicted Flu Pandemic 2000-200, CDC, Atlanta, GA.

Influenza Activity -- United States, 1998 - 1999 Season CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report March 12, 1999 -- Volume 48 (09); 177 - 181 -- electronic version of the MMWR Weekly Report.

Antiviral Drugs For Influenza : Also from this web page, link to information from the CDC on the prevention and control of influenza.

Swine Flu: The strain responsible for the 2009 swine flu outbreak in humans

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