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This research starter will guide you through the process of researching diseases.

Infectious Diseases Resources

Searching Medline (PubMed)

Remember that Medline has a Thesaurus of terms - MeSH (Medical Subject Headings), a controlled vocabulary used for indexing articles in Medline. MeSH terminology provides a consistent way to retrieve information that may use different terminology for the same concepts. You will find material on infectious diseases in Medline, but you will need to be aware of the thesaurus (MeSH) terms available for searching. Below are some examples of the language Medline uses to describe the concepts in this field.

Web Sources for Infectious Diseases Information