Infectious Diseases of the Worldis one in a series of GIDEONwww.gideononline.com (Lien -> http://www.gideononline.com)) which relies on standard text books, peer-review journals, Health Ministry reports and ProMED, supplemented by an ongoing search of the medical literature.
Chapters are arranged alphabetically, by disease name. Each section is divided into four sections:
1. Descriptive epidemiology
Summary of clinical features
3. Status of the disease in the World
There are 347 generic infectious diseases in the world today. In addition to diseases which may be endemic to specific countries, all published data regarding cross-border and multinational incidents have been included.