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SPOTLIGHT ARCHIVE: Emerging Infectious Diseases

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Learning products and resources for the public health community to inform, prevent, and respond to infectious diseases and other public health emergencies.

Learning Products on Emerging Infectious Diseases

Bioterrorism Preparedness: Principles of Emerging Infectious Diseases

  • Introduces the principles of infectious diseases and has been designed to introduce the fundamentals of infectious diseases to public health professionals

Global Distribution and Epidemiologic Associations of Escherichia coli Clonal Group A, 1998-2007. CDC. Emerg Infect Dis [serial on the Internet]. 2011 Nov [cited January 11, 2012] Continuing Education

  • Analyzes the prevalence of trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole resistance among Escherichia coli clonal group A (CGA) isolates
  • Intended for those who care for patients with E coli infections; provides information on how to evaluate global epidemiologic trends in Clonal Group A (CGA)

John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Emerging Infectious Diseases

  • Describes the ways in which diseases decline and then re-emerge
  • Examines some current emerging diseases and discusses potential future threats

Mycobacterium chelonae-abscessus Complex Associated With Sinopulmonary Disease, Northeastern USA. CDC. Emerg Infect Dis [serial on the Internet]. 2011 Sept [cited January 16, 2012] Continuing Education

  • Intended for infectious disease specialists and other physicians or clinicians who care for patients with mycobacterial infections
  • Describes a new pathogen with clinical features similar to M. abscessus; a new member of M. chelonae-abscessus complex — Mycobacterium franklinii sp.nov.

Risk for Rabies Importation from North Africa CDC. Emerg Infect Dis [serial on the Internet]. 2011 Dec [cited January 16, 2012] Continuing Education

  • Evaluates the risk for rabies among visitors to North Africa
  • Intended for primary care physicians, infectious disease specialists, and other physicians who care for individuals at risk for rabies

Worldwide Occurrence and Impact of Human Trichinellosis, 1986-2009 CDC. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Dec [cited January 16, 2012] Continuing Education

  • Presents a study on the epidemiologic patterns of trichenllosis
  • Identifies the most common animal source of trichenllosis


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