A-Z List of Infections

Infectious diseases are caused by germs which include viruses, bacteria, parasites or fungi.  These germs may be found in stool, saliva, mucous, phlegm or tiny droplets that are breathed, coughed or sneezed out.  Germs that cause infectious diseases are spread from person to person in different ways.

 For more information about a specific infectious disease, click on the disease name below.