Infectious Disease Center
Necrotizing Fasciitis (Flesh-Eating Disease or Flesh-Eating Bacterial Infection)
Necrotizing fasciitis is a rapidly spreading infection that may be caused by a variety of flesh-eating bacteria. The spread of the infection can be so fast that the infection becomes difficult to stop even with both antimicrobial drugs and surgery.
Spider Pictures Slideshow
Watch and learn about black widow spiders and brown recluse spiders as their characteristics, dangers, and bite results are compared.
It's the MRSA Quiz! For the carriers among us, you'd be surprised that the infectious superbug is lurking on this body part. Take the quiz and learn how to keep this Staph infection at bay.