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An infectious disease is a clinically evident disease resulting from the presence of pathogenic microbial agents, including pathogenic viruses, pathogenic bacteria, fungi, protozoa, multicellular parasites, and aberrant proteins known as prions. These pathogens are able to cause disease in animals and/or plants. Infectious pathologies are usually qualified as contagious diseases (also called communicable diseases) due to their potential of transmission from one person or species to another. Transmission of an infectious disease may occur through one or more of diverse pathways including physical contact with infected individuals. These infecting agents may also be transmitted through liquids, food, body fluids, contaminated objects, airborne inhalation, or through vector-borne spread.

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General
Reference Manual Response
83G1 - General:
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VRP-OPH:
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Waterborne Infectious Agents
Reference Manual Norovirus
83G3 - Illness Reporting:
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General:
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Cryptosporidium
Response & Cleaning:
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General:
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Decontamination - Virox:
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Giardia Pfiesteria
General:
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General:
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    Vibrio vulnificus
   
General:
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Foodborne Infectious Agents
Reference Manual Norovirus
83G2 - Illness Reporting:
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General:
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E. coli
Response & Cleaning:
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General:
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Zoonotic and Vectorborne Infectious Agents
Anthrax Mosquitoes
General:
HTML | PPT
Advisory:
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Avian Influenza Plague
General:
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NPS Manager's Reference Book:
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Advisory:
PDF
Bats
Alert:
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General:
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Alert - Spanish:
PDF
Bed Bugs Rabies
General:
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General:
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Management:
HTML Tickborne Diseases
Dengue
General:
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General:
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Lyme:
HTML | PPT
Fleas
Tick Management:
PDF
General:
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Advisory:
PDF
Hantavirus
Alert:
PDF
General:
HTML | PPT Viral Encephalitis
Guidelines:
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General:
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Camping:
HTML West Nile Virus
Rodent Proofing:
PDF (2.2MB) | PPT
General:
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Safety:
PPT
Health Issues:
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Environmental Infectious Agents
Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis)  
General:
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