Epidemiology Manual - Infectious Diseases

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Diseases listed alphabetically
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Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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Malaria 
    Malaria Form (CDC)
    Malaria Form Instruction
    Guidelines for Treatment in U.S. 
    Malaria Travel Public Information

Measles (Rubeola)
    Measles Summary

Melioidosis

Meningitis
    Meningitis, Public Information
    Meningitis Summary

Meningitis (Viral) 
    Meningitis (Viral) Public Information
                             en Espanol
    Viral Meningitis Summary

Meningococcal Meningitis
    Meningococcal Meningitis Public Information
    Meningococcal Meningitis Medical Information
    Meningococcal Meningitis Summary

Meningitis, Eosinophilic
    Eosinophilic Meningitis Public Information

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) Summary

Mold Summary
    Strachybotrys chartarum
    Mold Complaint Information
         Mold Brochure
         Mold Factsheet (HUD)
         Care for Your Air: A Guide to Indoor Air Quality (EPA)
         A Guide to Louisiana Landlord and Tenant Laws 
         Public and Indian Housing Contact Information (HUD)

Molluscum Contagiosum

Mononucleosis

MRSA (See also Staphylococcus aureus)
    Multidrug-Resistant Organisms MDRO-2006 (Management of Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms In Healthcare Settings)
    Staphylococcus aureus, Methicillin Resistant (MRSA) - Public Information
    MRSA Summary

Mumps
    Mumps Summary
 
  Laboratory Confirmation by IgM Serology - Questions & Answers
    
Mumps Patient Information Form

Murine Typhus
    Murine Typhus Public Information
    Murine Typhus Summary

Musical Instruments - Infection Control

Mycobacterium bovis

 

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Naegleria  (See Amebic Encephalitis & Keratitis) 
    Naegleria fowleri in Animals

Necrotizing Fasciitis
    Necrotizing Fasciitis Public Information

Needle Disposal
    Needle Disposal Family Booklet (EPA)

Noroviruses
    Norovirus Guidelines 2011 (MMWR)
    Norovirus-Long Term Care Facility
    Norovirus Public Information
    Environmental Cleaning & Disinfection of Viral Gastroenteritis - Norovirus Guidelines
    Norovirus Summary

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Outbreak Investigation (See Cluster Investigation)

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Parasitic Disease Diagnosis for Healthcare Providers (CDC)

Pediculosis (Head Lice)
    Pediculosis Summary

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
    Pertussis Medical Staff Info
    Pertussis Public Information      
                  en Espanol
    Pertussis Form (CDC)
    Pertussis Summary

Pet Facilitated Therapy Guidelines
    Non-human Primates as Pets
    Pets and Floodwaters

Plague
    Plague Summary
    Plague Form (CDC)

Pneumococcal Disease

Poliomyelitis, Paralytic

Psittacosis 
    Birds in School

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Q Fever
    Q Fever Form (CDC)

Quarantine/Isolation Order

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Rabies 
    Specimen Collection Instructions for Large Animals
    Rabies Testing Form and Case Investigation Worksheet (LDH)      Pdf version      Word version
    Rabies Bite Report Form -Human (CDC)
    Sample Collection for Dx in Humans
    Rabies Sanitary Code
    Rabies Compendium (MMWR)
    Rabies Bat Euthanasia
    Rabies Summary

Raw Milk (CDC)

Reportable Diseases  (see Sanitary Code)

Residency Determination

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
    RSV Summary

Reye Syndrome

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever 
    Tick-Borne Rickettsial Disease Case Report Form (CDC)
    Educational Materials

Rodent (Rat) Transmitted Infections

Rotavirus 
    Rotavirus Public Information
    Rotavirus Summary

Rubella
    Rubella Summary

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Salmonellosis 
    Salmonella Public Information          
                    en Espanol
    Salmonellosis Summary
    S. typhi  (See Typhoid Fever)

Sanitary Code Control of Communicable Diseases -State of Louisiana

Scabies 
    Scabies Public Information
    Scabies Summary

School Outbreak Report Form

Shigellosis
    Shigellosis Public Information
                    en Espanol
    Shigella Summary
    Shigella Summary Long Version

Shingles Public Info

Smallpox Revaccination

Spider Bites

Staphylococcus aureus, Community Acquired Pneumonia Reporting Form
    Staphylococcus aureus - Public Info
    See also MRSA
    Staphylococcus aureus, Vancomycin-intermediate (VISA), Vancomycin-resistant (VRSA)
    Investigation & Control of Vancomycin-Intermediate & Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VISA / VRSA) (CDC)
    VISA / VRSA Form

STEC (See E. coli)

Streptococcal Infections 
    Streptococcal Infection, Invasive Group A
        Strep Group A Public Information
        Strep Group A (GAS) Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (URTI) Summary
    Streptococcal Infection, Group B
        Streptococcal Infection, Group B- Newborn Infection Form
        Streptococcal Infection, Group B (MMWR)
        Strept Group B Public Information
        Strep Group B Summary
   Streptococcus pneumoniae, penicillin resistant (DRSP)

Swimming and Other Actvities in Recreational Waters - Public Information

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Tetanus 

Tickborne Disease
    Tick Prevention-Public Information
    Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever - Public Information

Toxic Shock Syndrome, TSS

Trichinosis
    Trichinosis Form
    Trichinosis Summary

Tuberculosis
    Tuberculosis, Bovine
    TB Summary

Tularemia 
    Tularemia Summary
    Tuleremia Form (CDC)

Typhoid Fever
    Salmonella Typhi/Paratyphi Form (CDC)

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Varicella zoster Infection 
    Varicella Summary
    (See also Shingles)

Vibrio Infections  (See also Cholera)
    Cholera & Vibrio Form - COVIS (CDC)
    Vibrio Public Information 
    Vibrio Card

Viral Hemorrhagic Fever (VHF)

VISA/VRSA (See Staphylococcus aureus)

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Water Bacteria
    Waterborne Outbreak Form

West Nile Virus (See Encephalitis)

Whitmore's Disease (See Melioidosis)

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Yellow Fever

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Zika Virus