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Infectious Diseases

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Infections: Bacterial Infections, General | Specific Bacterial Infections: A-H, I-Q, R-Z | Fungal Infections (Mycoses) | Parasitic Infections | Sexually Transmitted Diseases | Viral Infections, General | Specific Viral Infections: A-L, M-Z | Zoonotic Diseases

Other Topics: General Information | Healthcare-Associated Infections | Immunization/Vaccination | Travelers' Health


Parasitic Infections (General)

General Information
Parasitic Infections:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Parasitic Disease Information (Index):CDC
Parasitic Diseases:MedlinePlus


Specific Parasitic Infections

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Acanthamoeba
Acanthamoeba Infection Fact Sheet:CDC
See also Eye Diseases, Corneal Disorders


African Sleeping Sickness (African Trypanosomiasis)
African Trypanosomiasis:CDC
African Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping Sickness):WHO


Amebiasis (Amebic Dysentery, Entamoeba histolytica)
Amebiasis (Entamoeba histolytica Infection):CDC


Angiostrongyliasis
Angiostrongylus Infection :CDC


Babesiosis
Babesiosis:NIAID
Babesia Infection:CDC


Balantidiasis
Balantidium Infection:CDC


Blastocystosis
Blastocystosis (Blastocystis hominis Infection):CDC


Chagas Disease (American Trypanosomiasis)
Chagas Disease (Trypanosoma cruzi Infection):CDC
Chagas Disease:MedlinePlus


Cryptosporidiosis
Cryptosporidiosis (Cryptosporidium Infection):CDC
You Can Prevent Cryptosporidiosis:CDC
Cryptosporidiosis:MedlinePlus


Cyclosporiasis
Cyclosporiasis (Cyclospora cayetanensis):CDC


Dientamoeba fragilis
Dientamoeba fragilis Infection:CDC

Echinococcosis (Hydatid Disease)
Alveolar Echinococcosis:CDC


Filariasis
Lymphatic Filariasis, see Blood and Lymphatic Systems, Lymphatic System Infections


Giardiasis (Giardia lamblia)
Giardiasis (Giardia lamblia):CDC
Giardia Infections:MedlinePlus


Guinea Worm Disease
Dracunculiasis (Guinea Worm Disease):CDC
Dracunculiasis:WHO


Hookworm Infection
What Every Pet Owner Should Know About Roundworms & Hookworms:CDC [PDF]
Hookworm Infection (Ancylostomiasis):CDC
Cutaneous Larva Migrans, see Parasitic Skin Infections


Leishmaniasis
Leishmaniasis (Leishmania Infection):CDC
Leishmaniasis:WHO
Leishmaniasis:MedlinePlus


Lice
See Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases, Parasitic Skin Infections


Malaria
Malaria:NIAID
Malaria:CDC
Malaria:WHO
Making Malaria History:NICHD
Malaria:MedlinePlus


Naegleria Infection
Naegleria Infection:CDC


Pinworm Infection
Pinworm:Nemours Foundation
Pinworm Infection:NIAID
Pinworm Infection (Enterobius vermicularis):CDC
Pinworms:MedlinePlus


River Blindness (Onchocerciasis)
Onchocerciasis / River Blindness:CDC
Onchocerciasis:WHO


Roundworm Infections
What Every Pet Owner Should Know About Roundworms & Hookworms:CDC [PDF]
Ascariasis:Nemours Foundation
Ascaris Infection (Intestinal Roundworm):CDC
Baylisascaris Infection (Racoon Roundworm):CDC
Toxocariasis:Nemours Foundation
Whipworm Disease (Trichuriasis):CDC


Scabies
See Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases, Parasitic Skin Infections


Schistosomiasis (Bilharzia )
Schistosomiasis:CDC
Schistosomiasis:WHO


Strongyloidiasis
Strongyloidiasis:NIAID
Strongyloides Infection:CDC


Swimmer's Itch (Cercarial dermatitis)
See Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases, Parasitic Skin Infections


Tapeworm
Cysticercosis (Pork Tapeworm Infection):CDC
Dipylidium Infection (Dog and Cat Flea Tapeworm):CDC
Hymenolepis Infection (Dwarf Tapeworm):CDC


Toxoplasmosis
Toxoplasmosis:Nemours Foundation
Toxoplasmosis:CDC
You Can Prevent Toxoplasmosis:CDC
Toxoplasmosis: An Important Message for Cat Owners:CDC [PDF]
See also Pregnancy and Childbirth, Complications of Pregnancy


Trichinosis
Trichinosis:NIAID
Trichinellosis:CDC


Trichomoniasis
See Sexually Transmitted Diseases


Trypanosomiasis
African Trypanosomiasis, see African Sleeping Sickness
American Trypanosomiasis, see Chagas Disease


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