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Common Infectious DiseasesEnfermedades Infecciosas Comunes

Common Infectious Diseases

Many infectious diseases require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some of these diseases, for which we have provided a brief overview.



Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Common Cold


E. coli


Infectious Mononucleosis

Influenza (Flu)

Lyme Disease





Poliomyelitis (Polio)


Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Rubella (German Measles)

Salmonella Infections

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Shingles (Herpes Zoster)


Toxic Shock Syndrome


Viral Hepatitis Overview

West Nile Virus

Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

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