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eMedTV Germs A-Z
Arbovirus - Clostridium Botulinum
This page contains links to eMedTV Germs containing information on subjects from Arbovirus to Clostridium Botulinum. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Germs
Arthropod-borne viruses are also known as arboviruses. As this page on the eMedTV site explains, they are a large group of viruses that are spread primarily by blood-sucking insects. This article also describes signs of infection, complications, and more.
- Avian Flu Virus
Human infection with the avian flu virus is rare, and is often associated with contact with infected birds. This eMedTV article explains the virus in detail, including the various types and the potential threat posed to humans.
- Bacillus Anthracis
Bacillus anthracis is the bacterium that causes anthrax. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at this bacterium, explaining how its hardiness and toxicity make it a formidable bioterrorism agent and how it is transmitted.
- Candida Albicans
An overgrowth of Candida albicans, a type of fungus that is found in the vagina, can cause yeast infections. This eMedTV segment provides detailed information on Candida albicans, including ways to diagnose and treat the infection.