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eMedTV Germs A-Z
Rhinovirus - Salmonella Typhi
This page contains links to eMedTV Germs containing information on subjects from Rhinovirus to Salmonella Typhi. 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
The rhinovirus is the cause of the common cold in an estimated 30 to 35 percent of all adults. This eMedTV article explains how this virus is transmitted and offers treatment tips and prevention strategies.
- RSV Virus
The respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) can cause respiratory infections such as bronchiolitis and pneumonia. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of this virus, including transmission methods and its season.
- Rubella Virus
The rubella virus is the cause of rubella (also known as German measles or three-day measles). This page from the eMedTV library discusses this virus in detail, including its history, incubation period, and transmission methods.
- Salmonella Typhi
Salmonella typhi is the bacteria responsible for the life-threatening illness known as typhoid fever. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at typhoid fever bacteria, including transmission methods, symptoms, treatment, and prevalence.