This guide aims to provide a compiled list of resources relevant to Infectious Diseases.

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Ehsan Moghadam, Master Degree Student at the University of South Florida School of Information. 

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Infectious Diseases Selected Websites

American Society for Microbiology's Resource Library

With over 30,000 members, including researchers, educators and health professionals, the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is one of the largest life science societies in the world.

GIDEON (Global Infectious Disease & Epidemiology Network)

Web-based, decision support system for infectious diseases, epidemiology, microbiology and antimicrobial chemotherapy. The database, updated weekly, currently includes 337 diseases, 224 countries, 1,147 microbial taxa and 306 antibacterial (-fungal, -parasitic, -viral) agents and vaccines. Over 10,000 notes outline the status of specific infections within each country.

Parasites A-Z Index from CDC

A website developed and maintained by CDC’s Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria (DPDM). DPDx uses the Internet to strengthen diagnosis of parasitic diseases, both in the United States and abroad.

Health Map

HealthMap delivers real-time intelligence on a broad range of emerging infectious diseases for a diverse audience including libraries, local health departments, governments, and international travelers. HealthMap brings together disparate data sources, including online news aggregators, eyewitness reports, expert-curated discussions and validated official reports, to achieve a unified and comprehensive view of the current global state of infectious diseases and their effect on human and animal health.

Infectious Disease Images from eMicrobes Digital Library

A joint project of the Massachusetts General Hospital Infectious Diseases Division and Microbiology Lab which presents images of interesting and instructive Infectious Disease cases to healthcare trainees and professionals for educational purposes.

National Institutes of Health - Office of AIDS Research

Offering Information on HIV/AIDS Treatment, Prevention, and Research

Flu near you

Created by epidemiologists at Harvard, Boston Children's Hospital and The Skoll Global Threats Fund, Flu Near You analyzes crowd sourced health reports and maps them to generate local and national views of influenza-like illness.

 

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Infectious Diseases (Antimicrobial Resistance)

Content source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP)

National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP). (2018, April). Containing Unusual Resistance. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/pdf/2018-04-vitalsigns.pdf
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Infectious Diseases Guidelines

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)

APIC Implementation Guides

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Guidance on Personal Protective Equipment To Be Used by Healthcare Workers During Management of Patients with Ebola Virus Disease in U.S. Hospitals, Including Procedures for Putting On (Donning) and Removing (Doffing)

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

IDSA practice guidelines

National Center for Infectious Diseases (NCID)

Diseases and Conditions

Florida State Dept of Health

Prevention and Control Guidelines

Scientific guidelines (CDC & others)

Compiled by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

SHEA Guidelines and Expert Guidance Documents

World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO guidelines listed alphabetically

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Infectious Diseases CME & Conferences

Elsevier CME

Earn complementary CME

MDLinx Conference Search

Locate infectious disease conferences

Medscape Infectious Diseases

Free CME and professional online education customized to a multitude of medical specialties. Prominant features include up-to-date medical news and expert analysis of essential drugs, diseases, and clinical tools. Medscape is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) as a provider of certified physician education, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a provider of continuing nursing education, and by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

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Infectious Diseases Professional Organizations

American Academy of HIV Medicine

The American Academy of HIV Medicine is the nation’s leading independent organization of healthcare professionals dedicated to providing excellence in HIV care and prevention.

American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene

The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) is an Arlington, Virginia-based non-profit organization of scientists and clinicians whose mission is to promote global health through the prevention and control of infectious and other diseases that disproportionately afflict the global poor.

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) is a community of over 12,000 physicians, scientists and public health experts who specialize in infectious diseases.

The International AIDS Society (IAS)

The International AIDS Society (IAS) is the world's largest association of HIV/AIDS professionals, with 11,600 members from over 170 countries as of July 2020, including clinicians, people living with HIV, service providers, policy makers and others.

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID)

Founded in 1973, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to educating the public and healthcare professionals about the burden, causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases across the lifespan.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIAID's mission is to conduct basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

The Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)is a professional society that improves public health by establishing infection prevention measures and supporting antibiotic stewardship among healthcare providers.

 

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