Site Map

National electronic Library of Infection

Bugs & Drugs on the Web
NeLI Antimicrobial Resistance Website

Learn about Resistance
Antimicrobial Resistance & Common Illnesses Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance Other Resources

Current Location: Home > Site Map

How hospital bug can evade attack



More resources...

Tip of the Month

Finish your course of antibiotics
More Tips...


Give us your feedback about this website

Site Map

Click on a blue triangle to expand a section

Learn about Antmicrobial Resistance
What are bacteria?
What do bacteria look like?
Where do bacteria live?
What do bacteria do?
How can bacteria make me ill?
What are viruses?
What do viruses look like?
Where do viruses live?
How can viruses make me ill?
Fungi & Protozoa
What are fungi?
How can fungi make me ill?
What are protozoa?
How can protozoa make me ill?
What makes us ill?
Do all germs make me ill?
How do I know which germ is making me ill?
How can I prevent myself from getting ill?
Our Immune System
How does my body protect itself against infection?
What happens if the microbes get through the first defences?
What is the adaptive immune response
Why do I only get some illnesses once?
So why do I get some illnesses more than once?
So why may I need to take antimicrobials?
What are antimicrobials?
What are antibiotics?
How do antibiotics work?
What are antivirals?
What are antifungals and antiprotozoals?
Antimicrobial Resistance
Antimicrobial Resistance & Common Illnesses
Do antibiotics help cure acne?
So what else can I do to get rid of my acne?
Child Health
Colds & Flu
Do antibiotics help cure flu?
How do flu vaccines work?
Will antibiotics help get rid of my cold?
What remedies will help my cold or flu?
Coughs and Chest Infections
If I have a cough do I need to take antibiotics?
If I have a cough, will antibiotics stop me from getting more serious illnesses e.g. pneumonia?
What if I do get pneumonia?
Do older/younger people or people with other infections need antibiotics for a cough?
If antibiotics aren't going to help my cough then what will?
If I have bronchitis do I need to take antibiotics?
Do antibiotics help cure cystitis?
So what else can I do to help get rid of cystitis?
Why is antimicrobial resistance a problem for HIV carriers?
Hospital Acquired Infections
What is MRSA?
Can I catch MRSA from someone else?
How is MRSA treated?
Why are there so many different malaria drugs? Which one should I take?
Do antibiotics help cure sinusitis?
So how else can I get rid of my sinusitis symptoms?
Sore Throat
Traveller's Diarrhoea
What causes traveller's diarrhoea?
How can I prevent traveller's diarrhoea?
Should I take an antibiotic with me in case I get traveller's diarrhoea?
Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance
News & Other Resources
Tip of the Month
About the site
Research Info
Science Museum
Nottingham City Hospital
Oxford Medical School
Contact Us

Created by CeRC. Page last updated 29/9/2020. To contact us click here.

Free DHTML scripts provided by
Dynamic Drive

City University City UniversityNational Electronic Library for Health (NeLH)

National Library for Health (NLH)
NHS Direct 0845 4647 NHS Direct 0845 4647 Health Protection Agency Health Protection Agency