Infectious diseases in children and adults - description, treatment, prevention, symptoms, notification and control in South Australia
Infectious diseases are illnesses caused by the spread of:
These can be spread to humans from:
Diseases described have been included because they occur commonly or because they cause particular concern in the community (the names used are those by which these conditions are commonly known). For infectious diseases not included here, see the Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, edited by David L. Heymann, 20th edition, 2015.
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