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Diseases » Contagious Diseases » Summary
 

What is Contagious Diseases?

What is Contagious Diseases?

  • Contagious Diseases: Any disease that can be transferred from person to person.
  • Contagious Diseases: invasion and growth of microorganisms in body tissues, which may be clinically inapparent or result in local cellular injury; a local infection may persist and spread by extension to become an acute, subacute, or chronic clinical infection or disease state or it may become systemic when the microorganisms gain access to the lymphatic or vascular system; does not always lead to injury of the host even if the pathogen is potentially virulent.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Contagious Diseases: a disease that can be communicated from one person to another.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Contagious Diseases: Introduction

Types of Contagious Diseases:

Types of Contagious Diseases:

Broader types of Contagious Diseases:

What causes Contagious Diseases?

Causes of Contagious Diseases: see causes of Contagious Diseases
Risk factors for Contagious Diseases: see risk factors for Contagious Diseases

What are the symptoms of Contagious Diseases?

Symptoms of Contagious Diseases: see symptoms of Contagious Diseases

Can anyone else get Contagious Diseases?

More information: see contagiousness of Contagious Diseases
Inheritance: see inheritance of Contagious Diseases

Contagious Diseases: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Contagious Diseases.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Contagious Diseases: Infectious Disease Specialist, Oral Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Contagious Diseases.
Treatments for Contagious Diseases: see treatments for Contagious Diseases
Research for Contagious Diseases: see research for Contagious Diseases

Society issues for Contagious Diseases


Cost statistics for Contagious Diseases: The following are statistics from various sources about costs and Contagious Diseases:

  • $163.6 million spent on communicable disease in Australia 2000-01(Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
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Hospitalization statistics for Contagious Diseases: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Contagious Diseases:
  • Hospitalization statistics in Australia:
    • 0.09% (3,641) of hospital episodes were for communicable diseases in public hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 93% of hospitalisations for communicable diseases were single day episodes in public hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 88% of hospitalisations in public hospitals for communicable diseases were by public patients in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 12% of hospitalisations in public hospitals for communicable diseases were by private patients in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • Hospitalisations for communicable diseases at public hospitals occurred in 1.9 people per 10,000 population in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
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Name and Aliases of Contagious Diseases

Main name of condition: Contagious Diseases

Other names or spellings for Contagious Diseases:

Communicable diseases, Infectious diseases

Infection, Infective Source - Diseases Database

Contagion
Source - WordNet 2.1

Contagious Diseases: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Contagious Diseases:

 

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