Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

An infectious disease is a disease that can be spread. There are many different causes and treatments for infectious diseases.

Some topics included in this section are:

  • aspergillus
  • bacteria
  • botulism
  • cat scratch disease
  • cellulitis
  • chicken pox
  • coxsackie virus
  • cytomegalovirus or CMV
  • Epstein-Barr
  • escherichia coli or e. coli
  • head lice
  • hepatitis
  • herpes simplex
  • herpes zoster
  • histoplasmosis
  • human papilloma virus or HPV
  • infection
  • meningitis
  • necrotizing fasciitis
  • pertussis
  • pinworms
  • pseudomonas
  • roseola
  • RSV or respiratory syncytial virus
  • Salmonella
  • sexually transmitted diseases or STDs
  • Shigella
  • sinusitis
  • skin infections
  • staphylococcus
  • strep throat
  • streptococcus
  • thrush
  • tonsillitis
  • virus
  • yeast infections
  • zoonosis

More information

Athlete's Foot - English | Spanish

Bathing with CHG Wipes - English

Chicken Pox - English | Spanish

CVICU Contact/Droplet Isolation - English | Spanish

Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) - English (APIC) | Spanish (APIC)

HIV Testing - English | Spanish

How to Avoid Infections If You Are at Risk - English | Spanish

How to Bathe Your Premature or Sick Baby - EnglishSpanish

How to Prevent a Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection or CLABSI - English | Spanish

Influenza A H1N1 Swine Flu - English | Spanish

Isolation - English | Spanish

MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) - EnglishSpanish

N95 Respirator Masks - EnglishSpanish

Parainfluenza - EnglishSpanish

Peritonitis - English | Spanish

Pertussis or Whooping Cough - English | Spanish

Pneumonia - EnglishSpanish

Respiratory Viruses - English | Spanish

RSV and Synagis - English | Spanish

Sepsis - English

Spinal Tap or Lumbar Puncture - English | Spanish

TAMIFLU - English and Spanish

The Flu - Seasonal Influenza and H1N1 - English | Spanish

Using CHG Cloths at Home Before Surgery (If your child is less than 20 pounds) - English | Spanish

Using CHG Cloths at Home Before Surgery (If your child is between 20-60 pounds) - English | Spanish

Using CHG Cloths at Home Before Surgery (If your child is more than 60 pounds) - English | Spanish

Using CHG Cloths in the Hospital (If your child is less than 20 pounds) - English

Using CHG Cloths in the Hospital (If your child is between 20-60 pounds) - English

Using CHG Cloths in the Hospital (If your child is more than 60 pounds) - English

Ways to Prevent Infections After Surgery - English | Spanish

When and How to Wear a Facemask - English and Spanish

Visit these websites for more information:

Recognize and Prevent MRSA Infections - Center for Disease Control

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