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238 trusted resources for infectious diseases

  1. Exclusion for infectious diseases

    Women's and Children's Health Network

    Infectious diseases are spread through people having contact with someone with the disease. For this reason there are regulations about when a child can go back to school, childcare, etc when they have one of these diseases.

  2. Boils

    Women's and Children's Health Network

    Boils are infections just under the top layer of the skin. They cause a tender lump which may 'point' (come to a head) and release pus. Boils often form in the glands around the root of a hair.

  3. Molluscum contagiosum

    Women's and Children's Health Network

    Molluscum contagiosum are small painless pink or pearly white lumps that appear in small groups on the skin, often on the back or chest, and sometimes on the face.

  4. Ringworm

    Raising Children Network

    A guide to recognising and treating ringworm in children.

  5. Boils

    Women's and Children's Health Network

    A boil looks like a huge pimple that sticks up through the skin. All the yucky stuff in a boil is held in by a thicker 'wall' of skin, which stops it from spreading at first.

  6. Climate change and infectious diseases in Australia

    Australian Prescriber

    The mechanisms of global climate change are the subject of extended debate, but the fact that it is happening and our major part in its causation are generally accepted.

  7. Other infectious conditions

    Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

    These web pages provide information and resources about the burden of a range of infectious diseases experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

  8. Molluscum contagiosum

    Raising Children Network

    A guide to recognising and treating molluscum contagiosum in children.

  9. Paronychia -


    Paronychia is an inflammation of the skin bordering a fingernail or toenail. This inflammation can be classified as acute or chronic, depending on your symptoms, the cause of the inflammation and how long you have had it.

  10. Fifth disease (slapped face disease)

    Women's and Children's Health Network

    Fifth disease is a common viral infection which is sometimes called 'slapped face disease'. The most common sign is a rash on the face, which looks as if the face has been slapped.