Welcome to the Infectious Diseases LibGuide! This LibGuide is an overview of infectious diseases and a variety of resources available through the MSK Library. It is designed for patients and caregivers as well as clinicians.
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Overview of the types of infectious diseases and their modes of transmission
Descriptions and examples of the four main families of pathogens (bacteria, virus, fungi, and parasite)
Descriptions and examples of antimicrobial agents, including antibiotics, antivirals, antifungals, and antiparasitics.
Resources for clinicians and the general public on infectious diseases
Clinical and basic science textbooks on infectious disease, as well as texts specially for pediatrics, emerging/tropical diseases, infection control, and more
Clinical and basic science journals on infectious disease, as well as more focused journals on virology, microbiology, infection control, etc
Resources, guidelines, and special precautions for infection control in a variety of settings, including healthcare facilities, workplaces, home, etc