General resources at a glance
Speciality: Infection and Biology
Up to date COVID-19 information for medical staff and patients collated by local and national specialists
Ebola virus disease is a serious illness that originated in Africa, where there is currently an outbreak.
Which asymptomatic patients need screening for HBV and HCV?
The infectious diseases (ID) UHCW looks after adult patients (over 16) with all types of infection or suspected infection. We are a regional centre for infectious diseases and tropical medicine.
Sepsis - overwhelming infection requiring urgent treatment
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common infections. In order to avoid misdiagnosis of UTI and the subsequent overtreatment / misuse of antibiotics please adhere to the following principles when using dipsticks.
Guidance on when to request wound swabs, interpretation of results
Zika virus disease is mainly spread by mosquitoes.