Emerging Infectious Diseases are disorders caused by organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. Many organisms live in and on our bodies. They're normally harmless or even helpful, but under certain conditions, some organisms may cause disease.
Signs and symptoms vary depending on the organism causing the infection, but often include fever and fatigue. General signs and symptoms common to a number of infectious diseases include:
Diagnosis and Treatment
Many infectious diseases have similar signs and symptoms. Samples of your body fluids can sometimes reveal evidence of the particular microbe that's causing your illness. Some of the tests include : Blood tests,Urine tests,Throat swabs,Stool samples etc.Several drugs are used to treat infectious diseases such as antibiotics,anti-virals,Anti-fungals,Anti-parasitics etc.