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    • Tularemia

    • ¿Qué es la Tularemia? La tularemia es una enfermedad bacterial tanto en los animales como en el hombre. Aunque muchos animales domésticos y silvestres han sido infectados, el conejo es el que muchas veces está involucrado en la epidemia de la...
    • 2004-08
    • Erliquiosis

    • ¿Qué es la enfermedad de erliquiosis? La erliquiosis es una infección transmitida por garrapatas que ha sido identificada recientemente, la cual afecta a la gente y los animales y es causada por un microorganismo bacterial llamado Ehrlichia. En los...
    • 2004-08
    • Meningoencefalitis amebiano primario.

    • ¿Qué es Meningoencefalitis Amebiano Primario (PAM)? PAM es una enfermedad muy rara, usualmente fatal. Inflamación en la capa del cerebro y medula espinal se causa por un simple organismo llamado ameba. Naegleria fowleri así como también otras...
    • 2004-08
    • Enfermedad de Lyme

    • ¿Qué es la enfermedad de Lyme? La enfermedad de Lyme es un mal causado por la bacteria Borellia burgdorferi. En Oklahoma, la enfermedad de Lyme es transmitida por la garrapata de patas negras o de venado. Esta garrapata es común en las áreas...
    • 2005-08
    • Children exposed to tuberculosis.

    • Your child has been exposed to someone with active tuberculosis disease. Your child’s TB skin test is negative now, but to prevent the development of TB disease, your child may need to take medications and be re-evaluated for TB infection/disease...
    • 2005-10
    • Children with positive TB skin tests.

    • Your child has been found to have a positive skin test for tuberculosis (TB). Your child’s chest x-ray shows no evidence of TB disease at this time. Your child has no physical findings to suggest TB disease. The positive TB skin test means your...
    • 2005-10
    • Pneumonic plague

    • What is plague? Plague is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis. It is the cause of the infamous Black Death of medieval Europe, which is believed to have killed approximately one-third of the world’s population in the 14th...
    • 2005-10
    • Estreptococo del Grupo A

    • ¿Cuál es la Infección del estreptococo del grupo A? Es cualquier infección causada por una bacteria de un tipo particular llamado bacteria estreptococo del grupo A (EGA). Estas bacterias se encuentran comúnmente en la garganta y en la piel....
    • 2005-10
    • Home isolation for TB.

    • To contain the spread of a contagious illness, public health authorities rely on many strategies. One of these strategies is Home Isolation. This is a common practice in public health and aims to control exposure to an infectious or potentially...
    • 2006-09
    • Peste y bio-terrorismo

    • ¿Qué es la peste? La peste es una enfermedad infecciosa causada por la bacteria Yersinia pestis . En los Estados Unidos, la peste ocurre de forma natural en el oeste de los Estados Unidos desde las grandes planicies, incluyendo el extremo oeste de...
    • 2006-09
    • Children with active tuberculosis.

    • Your child has been found to have tuberculosis disease. This means that the TB germ is growing in an area of your child’s body and could make him/her sicker if treatment is not started and completed.
    • 2006-09
    • Influenza pandémica

    • La influenza, comúnmente llamada “gripa”(flu), es causada por un virus que primordialmente afecta la nariz, garganta, los conductos bronquiales y pulmones. Los virus de la influenza están divididos en dos tipos: A y B. Ambos tipos de influenza...
    • 2006-10
    • Tattoo aftercare

    • Anyone who is considering a tattoo should seriously consider the health risks and the long-term effects associated with tattoos. Most importantly, you should get a tattoo from a reputable facility that is licensed and inspected by the Oklahoma...
    • 2007-04
    • Basic guidelines for getting a safe tattoo

    • Tattooing has increased in popularity over the last several years. It is important to be informed of the potential risks involved in getting tattoos, and take appropriate steps to protect yourself. The following questions and answers will be...
    • 2007-05
    • Virus del Nilo Occidental

    • ¿Qué es el virus del Nilo Occidental? El virus del Nilo Occidental pertenece al grupo de virus llamado arbovirus los cuales son transmitidos por mosquitos (zancudos) y pueden causar enfermedades en las aves, animales, y humanos. No se sabía de la...
    • 2008-06
    • Mumps (infectious parotitis)

    • What is mumps? Mumps is an infection caused by the mumps virus that can result in swelling with tenderness of the salivary glands (the cheek and jaw area) along with fever.
    • 2008-09
    • Bacterial skin infections.

    • How do people get skin infections? Many different types of bacteria are commonly found on the skin or in the nose of healthy people. These bacteria may cause an infection when a break in the skin gives the bacteria a place to grow (such as a...
    • 2008-12
    • Group A streptococcus

    • What is a group A streptococcal infection? It is any infection caused by a bacteria of a particular type called group A streptococcus (GAS) bacteria. These bacteria are commonly found in the throat and on the skin. About 20% of people carry these...
    • 2008-12
    • Respiratory syncytial virus

    • What is respiratory syncytial virus? Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common respiratory illness of childhood. RSV is the most common cause of pneumonia and of inflammation of small airways of the lungs in infants and children under one year...
    • 2009-02
    • Bats and rabies.

    • What is rabies? Rabies is a disease caused by the rabies virus that affects the nervous system of humans and other warm-blooded mammals.; How can I tell if a bat has rabies? Only a laboratory test can tell if a bat has rabies.
    • 2009-09
    • Rabia.

    • Que es la rabia? La rabia es una enfermedad causada por el virus de la rabia que afecta el sistema nervioso de humanos y otros maniferos de sangre caliente.
    • 2010-02
    • Fiebre Q

    • ¿Qué es la fiebre Q? La fiebre Q es causada por la bacteria Coxiella burnetii e infecta igual a humanos como animales. La bacteria se transmite típicamente de animales no-sintomáticos (que no presentan síntomas) y en humanos causa síntomas como los...
    • 2010-05
    • Q fever

    • What is Q Fever? Q Fever is caused by the bacteria Coxiella burnetii and infects both humans and animals. The bacteria is typically spread from non-symptomatic animals and causes flu-like symptoms in humans.
    • 2010-05
    • Hepatitis A and food handlers

    • Are food handlers at higher risk for hepatitis A? Food handlers are not at higher risk for getting hepatitis A disease than other people. However, food handlers are considered a greater public health risk than non-food handlers. This is because...
    • 2010-08
    • Hepatitis A y las personas que manejan alimentos

    • ¿Tienen mayor riesgo de contraer la hepatitis A las personas que manejan alimentos? Las personas que manejan los alimentos no tienen un mayor riesgo de contraer la enfermedad de la hepatitis A que las otras personas. Sin embargo, las personas que...
    • 2010-08
    • Shigelosis.

    • ¿Qué es la shigelosis? La shigelosis es una enfermedad diarreica causada por un grupo de bacterias llamadas Shigella. Los niños, especialmente los niños de 2 a 4 años, son más propensos a contraer shigelosis. Muchos de los casos son relacionados...
    • 2010-09
    • Shigellosis.

    • What is shigellosis? Shigellosis is a diarrheal disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella. Children, especially toddlers aged 2 to 4, are most likely to get shigellosis. Many cases are related to the spread of illness in child care...
    • 2010-09
    • Pertussis (whooping cough)

    • What is pertussis (whooping cough)? Pertussis (also called whooping cough) is a disease caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis that spreads from person-to-person with close contact. It may cause severe coughing fits which can affect breathing.
    • 2010-10
    • Pertussis (tos ferina)

    • ¿Qué es la pertussis (tos ferina)? La pertussis (también conocida como la tos ferina) es una enfermedad causada por la bacteria Bordetella pertussis que se propaga de persona a persona en contacto cercano. Puede causar ataques severos de tos que...
    • 2010-10
    • Triquinelosis

    • ¿Qué es la triquinelosis? La triquinelosis, también llamada triquinosis, es una infección encontrada en los mamíferos, aves y reptiles causada por una especie de gusano redondo/nematodo llamado triquinela. En la primera mitad del siglo 20, varios...
    • 2011-03
    • Trichinellosis

    • What is trichinellosis? Trichinellosis, also called trichinosis, is an infection found in mammals, birds, and reptiles caused by a species of roundworm called Trichinella. In the first half of the 20th century, several hundred cases occurred...
    • 2011-03


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