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Diseases: Asthma | Broncheal Diseases | Lung Diseases | Mediastinal Diseases | Pleural Diseases | Respiratory Infections

Other Topics: General Respiratory System | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Lung Surgery | Lung Transplantation | Respiration Disorders | Respiratory Disease Management

Respiratory Infections

(Jump to: Aspergillosis | Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) | Colds | Croup | Human Metapneumovirus | Influenza | Legionnaire's Disease | Pandemic Influenza | Pneumocystis Carinii (PCP) | Pneumonia | Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection (RSV) | Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) | Swine Influenza (Flu) | Whooping Cough | Other Respiratory Infections )

Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis:Merck Manual, Home Edition

Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)
Bird Flu (Avian Influenza):Mayo Clinic
Avian Influenza (Bird Flu):CDC
Avian Influenza:WHO
Avian Influenza Vaccines:CDC
Bird Flu:MedlinePlus

Colds and Influenza
General Information
Common Cold:NIAID
The Common Cold in Adults:UpToDate Patient Information
The Common Cold in Children:UpToDate Patient Information
Babies and the Common Cold:Mayo Clinic
Colds and the Flu:American Academy of Family Physicians
Common Cold:MedlinePlus
Prevention & Treatment
Cold and Flu: Self-Care Flowchart: American Academy of Family Physicians
Cold Remedies: What Works, What Doesn't, What Can't Hurt:Mayo Clinic
Cold and Cough Medicines: Information for Parents:CDC
Decongestants: OTC Relief for Congestion: American Academy of Family Physicians

More About Influenza
General Information
Flu (Influenza):NIAID
Influenza:UpToDate Patient Information
Seasonal Flu:CDC
Influenza:National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Preventing Seasonal Flu:CDC
Key Facts About Seasonal Flu Vaccine:CDC
Inactivated Influenza Vaccine:CDC
Live, Intranasal Influenza Vaccine:CDC
Seasonal Flu: What To Do If You Get Sick:CDC
The Flu: What To Do If You Get Sick:NIAID
Influenza Antiviral Drugs:CDC
Influenza Antiviral Drugs and Related Information:FDA

Pandemic Influenza
See Emergency Preparedness, Pandemic Influenza

Croup:Aetna inteliHealth
Croup in Infants and Children:UpToDate Patient Information

Human Metapneumovirus (HMPV)
Human Metapneumovirus (HMPV):Medscape Reference

Legionnaire's Disease
Legionellosis: Legionnaire's Disease and Pontiac Fever:CDC
Legionnaire's Disease:MedlinePlus

Pneumocystis Carinii (PCP)
You Can Prevent PCP: A Guide for People With HIV Infection:CDC
You Can Prevent PCP in Children: A Guide for People With HIV Infection:CDC
Pneumocystis Infections:MedlinePlus

General Information
Pneumonia in Adults:UpToDate Patient Information
Hospital-Acquired and Institutional-Acquired Pneumonia:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Bacterial Pneumonia
Bacterial Pneumonia:eMedicine Consumer Health
Pneumococcal Pneumonia
Pneumococcal Disease:NIAID
Drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae Disease:CDC
See also Infectious Diseases, Bacterial Infections, Pneumococcal Infections
"Walking Pneumonia"
Mycoplasma Infection:New York State Department of Health
Mycoplasma pneumoniae:CDC
Other Bacterial Pneumonia
Chlamydia pneumoniae:CDC
Other Types of Pneumonia
Chemical Pneumonia:eMedicine Consumer Health
Eosinophilic Pneumonia, see Eosinophilic Lung Diseases
Viral Pneumonia:eMedicine Consumer Health

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection (RSV)
Respiratory Syncytial Virus: March of Dimes
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV):Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections:MedlinePlus

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS):CDC
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome:MedlinePlus

H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)
H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) :MedlinePlus

Whooping Cough (Pertussis)
General Information
Travelers' Health: Pertussis:CDC
Whooping Cough:MedlinePlus
Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Vaccination:CDC

Other Respiratory Infections
Bronchitis and Bronchiolitis, see Broncheal Diseases
Pleurisy, see Pleural Diseases
Pulmonary Tuberculosis, see Infectious Diseases, Tuberculosis
Sinusitis, see Ears, Nose and Throat, Nose Disorders

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