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Topic "Infections" in Spanish - total 28 documents

Title: Barmah Forest virus infection
Summary: Barmah Forest virus is a germ that can infect people through mosquito bites. Past infection with Barmah Forest virus may have a protective effect against future infection. Barmah Forest virus is related to Ross River virus.

Title: Ciprofloxacin: an antibiotic for contacts of a person with meningococcal infection
Summary: Information about ciprofloxacin, an antibiotic for close contacts of a person with a meningococcal infection.

Title: Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Simple steps to reduce the risk of coronavirus for yourself and others (poster)
Summary: The Australian Red Cross produced this poster of some simple steps to reduce the risk of infection with coronavirus (Covid-19).

Title: Coronavirus (COVID-19) collection of resources about coronavirus from the Australian Department of Health
Summary: Australian Government, Department of Health provides a collection of resources about coronavirus (COVID-19) for the general public, health professionals and industry. The resources include fact sheets, campaign material, guidelines and other publications.

Title: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) - all resources published by Victoria State Government, Department of Health and Human Services
Summary: COVID-19 translated information for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, health professionals and industry. Information includes fact sheets and promotional materials on stage 3 restrictions, hand hygiene, emergency relief packages, looking after your mental health and more.

Title: COVID-19 resources from Australian Government Department of Home Affairs
Summary: Various fact sheets about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) including information on close contact, FAQ, identifying symptoms, residential care services, early childhood centres, social distancing, financial support for individuals and households, financial support for businesses, JobKeeper payment, No evictions laws, travel restrictions, information for temporary visa holders.

Title: COVID-19 safety guidelines (video)
Summary: Video with information on hygiene and physical distancing to prevent infection of COVID-19.

Title: Cryptosporidiosis
Summary: A guide to cryptosporidiosis, an infection which causes diarrhoea. Includes information on causes, prevention and symptoms.

Title: Giardiasis
Summary: The document explains causes and prevention of giardiasis, an intestinal infection causing symptoms like diarrhoea, stomach cramps and nausea.

Title: How to reduce the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19)
Summary: Information on how to reduce the risk of coronavirus COVID-19 transmission produced by Polaron.

Title: Hygiene and infection control
Summary: Information on immunisation, exclusion of sick children and hand washing.

Title: Legionnaires disease
Summary: A guide to Legionnaire's disease, including causes, prevention, symptoms and treatment.

Title: Leptospirosis
Summary: A guide to leptospirosis, a bacterial infection that can affect humans and animals, and which is more common in north eastern NSW and Queensland. People who have close contact with animals are more at risk from this disease. Information includes causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment.

Title: Listeriosis
Summary: A guide to preventing listeria infection or listeriosis, a rare but serious foodborne disease.

Title: Measles - information for contacts
Summary: Information for 'contacts' of people with measles - meaning those who've shared the same air as someone with measles. Includes information about symptoms and treatment to prevent the disease.

Title: Measles (NSW Health)
Summary: Fact sheet about measles, including information about how the infection is spread,symptoms, treatment and immunisation.

Title: Meningococcal disease
Summary: Information about meningococcal disease, an uncommon but serious disease, which is more likely to affect small children, adolescents and young adults. Includes symptoms, prevention and treatment.

Title: NDIS response to Coronavirus (COVID-19): Helping our participants stay safe and well
Summary: Information on the Coronavirus for participants of the NDIA.

Title: Patient information MRSA in the community
Summary: This brochure answers questions about staph (Staphylococcus aureus), MRSA, and what to do if a person has MRSA at hospital and at home.

Title: Pertussis (whooping cough)
Summary: Information about pertussis (whooping cough), a disease that can be very serious in small children, but is preventable by immunisation.

Title: Reducing infectious diseases
Summary: It is natural that as children begin to have more contact with the wider world they become more exposed to viruses and bacteria that can cause disease.

Title: Rubella
Summary: Rubella (also known as German measles) is caused by infection with a virus. Infection is usually mild, but can cause serious damage to unborn babies. Immunisation is recommended and provided free for all children at 12 months and 18 months of age.

Title: Safe retrieval and disposal of needles and syringes
Summary: This resource provides information on how to dispose of needle and syringes safely and what to do in case of a needle stick injury.

Title: Sexually transmissible infections booklet
Summary: A translated information booklet that explains the aspects related to sexually transmitted infections (STIs). It covers questions from what they are and how to catch them, to how to prevent them, how to tell if you have one, and about alcohol, drugs and STIs.

Title: Shigellosis
Summary: A guide to shigellosis, an infection caused by the Shigella bacteria, resulting in symptoms like diarrhoea, fever, nausea and stomach cramps. Inlucdes information on prevention and treatment.

Title: Tinea
Summary: Tinea is a highly contagious fungal infection that can infect the skin, affecting areas include the feet, groin, scalp and under the breasts. To ensure you receive the appropriate treatment and know about good hygiene to prevent the spread of tinea, read this information brochure.

Title: Typhoid
Summary: Fact sheet about typhoid, a disease caused by infection with bacteria called Salmonella Typhi. In Australia, most typhoid infections are acquired overseas and occur after eating contaminated food or water in countries where typhoid is common. Includes information on how the disease is spread, its prevention and treatment

Title: What is Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)?
Summary: A guide to MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus), a bacteria which can cause infections that most antibiotics cannot kill. Includes information on prevention and treatment.

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