Bacterial Diseases and Infections Directory
Find out more about various types of bacterial infections and diseases from around the world. If you're a world traveler, we have information about various types of bacteria that can cause infections from the tropics to the mountains. News, articles and topic overviews on bacterial infections and diseases.
Fish-handler's disease occurs when cuts or scrapes in the skin become infected with the bacteria Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae. WebMD explains.
Osteomyelitis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
WebMD explains the symptoms, causes, and treatment of both acute and chronic osteomyelitis.
Manuka Honey: Medicinal Uses, Benefits, and Side Effects
Manuka honey from New Zealand is touted as having antibacterial properties. We discuss the possible medicinal uses of manuka honey.
Brucellosis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
WebMD explains the symptoms and treatment of brucellosis, a bacterial infection that can be spread from animals to humans.