Mycoplasma genitalium

The purpose of this disease debrief is to communicate evidence that supports M. genitalium as an emerging Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) and the concerns regarding potential antibiotic-resistant strains. Risk factors for STIs are broad and outlined in Section 2: Canadian Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted Infections – Primary care and sexually transmitted infections. NCCID Disease Debriefs provide…

Legionella

UPDATE OF NOVEMBER 18, 2019: NCCID Disease Debriefs provide Canadian public health practitioners, clinicians and advisors with up-to-date reviews of essential information on prominent infectious diseases for Canadian public health practice. While not a formal literature review, information is gathered from key sources including peer reviewed literature, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), the…

Ebola

UPDATE OF SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 : Please, read the STATEMENT FROM CDC REGARDING DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (DRC) DECLARATION ON OFFICIAL END OF NINTH EBOLA OUTBREAK NCCID Disease Debriefs provide Canadian public health practitioners and clinicians with up-to-date reviews of essential information on prominent infectious diseases for Canadian public health practice. While not a formal literature…

Candida auris

UPDATE OF AUGUST 29, 2019: NCCID Disease Debriefs provide Canadian public health practitioners and clinicians with up-to-date essential information on prominent infectious diseases for Canadian public health practice. While not a formal literature review, information is gathered from key sources including the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), the USA Centers for Disease Control and…

Syphilis

UPDATE OF AUGUST 12, 2019: The purpose of this Disease Debrief is to provide public health personnel in practice and in policy with a quick reference and to encourage practitioners to test for syphilis and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in individuals with opportunities for infection. Risk factors for STIs are broad and outlined in Section…

Mobilized Colistin Resistance (MCR-1)

NCCID Disease Debriefs provide Canadian public health practitioners and clinicians with up-to-date reviews of essential information on prominent infectious diseases for Canadian public health practice. While not a formal literature review, information is gathered from key sources including the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), the USA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World…

Lyme Disease

NCCID Disease Debriefs provide Canadian public health practitioners and clinicians with up-to-date reviews of essential information on prominent infectious diseases for Canadian public health practice. While not a formal literature review, information is gathered from key sources including the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), the USA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the…

Norovirus

NCCID Disease Debriefs provide Canadian public health practitioners and clinicians with up-to-date reviews of essential information on prominent infectious diseases for Canadian public health practice. While not a formal literature review, information is gathered from key sources including the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), the USA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World…

Group A Streptococcus

NCCID Disease Debriefs provide Canadian public health practitioners and clinicians with up-to-date reviews of essential information on prominent infectious diseases for Canadian public health practice. While not a formal literature review, information is gathered from key sources including the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), the USA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World…

Pertussis

NCCID Disease Debriefs provide Canadian public health practitioners and clinicians with up-to-date reviews of essential information on prominent infectious diseases for Canadian public health practice. While not a formal literature review, information is gathered from key sources including the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), the USA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the…

Measles

UPDATE OF AUGUST 23, 2018 “Measles cases hit record high in the European Region“, has warned the WHO on 20 August 2018 Canadians travelling to Europe are invited to consult the travel health notice. NCCID Disease Debriefs provide Canadian public health practitioners and clinicians with essential information on prominent infectious diseases for Canadian public health…