Provides basic consumer information about emerging infectious diseases, guidelines for recognizing and treating these diseases, and includes a glossary of related terms, a directory of resources, and an index.<\\P>
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Table of Contents.
What You Need to Know about Infectious Diseases.
1: Understanding Emerging Infectious Diseases.
2: The Immune System and Its Functions.
3: Immunodeficiency and Infectious Diseases.
4: Common Variable Immune Deficiency.
5: Transmission of Infectious Diseases.
6: Biofilms: Microbial Life on Surfaces.
7: Bioterrorism: Weaponized Infectious Diseases.
8: The United States' Preparedness for Public-Health Emergencies.
Types of Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases.
9: Viral Infectious Diseases.
10: Bacterial Infectious Diseases.
11: Fungal and Parasitic Infectious Diseases.
12: Tick-Borne Diseases.
13: Prion Diseases.
Emerging Infectious Diseases Risk due to Climate Change.
15: Climate Change and Human Health.
16: Populations of Concern.
17: Vector-Borne Diseases.
18: Water-Related Illness.
19: Foodborne Infections.
20: Temperature-Related Illness.
21: Air Quality Impacts.
International Travel and Infectious Diseases.
22: International Adoption: Health Guidance and the Immigration Process.
23: Refugee Health Guidelines.
24: Screening Internationally Adopted Children, Migrants, and Travelers for Infectious Diseases.
25: Preventing Spread of Disease on Commercial Aircraft.
26: Guidance for Cruise Ships.
27: Animal Importing.
28: Traveling with Pets.
29: Importing Animal Products.
30: Importation of Human Remains.
Medical Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases.
31: Diagnostic Tests.
32: Pharmacological Treatment for Infectious Disease.
33: Antimicrobial Drug Resistance.
Preventing Infectious Diseases.
34: Transmission-Based Precautions.
35: Handwashing to Prevent Spread of Germs.
36: Eye Protection.
38: Healthcare-Associated Infections.
39: Quarantine and Isolation to Control the Spread of Infectious Diseases.
40: National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System.