Know the Signs of African Swine Fever

Pigs infected with African swine fever may look similar to animals infected with other domestic and foreign animal diseases such as classical swine fever (hog cholera), porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS), porcine dermatitis and nephropathy syndrome, erysipelas, salmonellosis, actinobacillosis, Haemophilus parasuis infection (Glasser’s disease) and pseudorabies.

Diagnosis and Management of Q Fever – United States, 2013: Recommendations from CDC and the Q Fever Working Group

This report provides recommendations issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for Q fever recognition, clinical and laboratory diagnosis, treatment, management, and reporting for health-care personnel and public health professionals. The guidelines address treatment of acute and chronic phases of Q fever illness in children, adults, and pregnant women, as well as management of occupational exposures.

Recognizing African Swine Fever: A Field manual

The purpose of this manual is to enhance recognition of African swine fever at all levels for early warning and early reaction, so that the disease can be identified and eliminated at the earliest appearance in any area. Special attention has been given to the clinical, anatomical and pathological similarity of African swine fever with classical swine fever.

Evaluation of a Visual Triage for the Screening of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Patients

In 2017, the Saudi Ministry of Health released a visual triage system with scoring to alert healthcare workers in emergency departments and hemodialysis units for the possibility of occurrence of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection in their patients.