Parasites


TitleTypeLevel of evidenceSourcePublishedReview
Department of Health information on ToxoplasmosisWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
Health risk information sheet - SchistosomiasisFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Health risk information sheet - LeishmaniasisFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Health risk information sheet - Lyme diseaseFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Department of Health information on Lyme diseaseWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
British Lyme Disease FoundationWeb directoryEvidence cited
Professional opinion
British Lyme Disease Foundation
Global Atlas of infectious disease an interactive information and mapping systemWeb directoryEvidence citedWorld Health Organization (WHO)
Health risk information sheet - MalariaFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Health risk information sheet - TrypanosomiasisFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Acanthamoeba keratitis & contact lensesPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionThe College of Optometrists
NHS Infection Control Training ProgrammeBest practice
Training
Evidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)16/10/2009
Sexually transmitted infections (STI) - update, March 2008Best practice
Review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
British Medical Association (BMA)25/03/2008
General Information about MalariaPublic leafletEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)31/01/2008
Malaria Prevention GuidelinesBest practice
Care guideline
Web directory
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)26/10/2007
Traveler's Health: Yellow Book Health Information for International Travel 2008Care guideline
Web directory
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)01/07/2007
Clinical Knowledge Summaries - ThreadwormCare guidelineEvidence citedClinical Knowledge Summaries01/06/2007
Clinical Knowledge Summaries - RoundwormCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Clinical Knowledge Summaries01/06/2007
The prevention and treatment of head lice - Public Leaflet 2007Public leafletN/ADepartment of Health (DH)01/03/2007
Diseases: Malaria: Prevention, Pregnant Women, Public InfoFactsheetEvidence citedCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)26/01/2007
A Randomized Controlled Trial of Folate Supplementation When Treating Malaria in Pregnancy with Sulfadoxine-PyrimethamineJournal article
Research study
Evidence cited
RCT
Public Library of Science Clinical Trials20/10/2006
The Clinical Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Lyme Disease, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis: Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America Best practice
Care guideline
Care pathway
Journal article
Evidence citedClinical Infectious Diseases02/10/2006
CDC Traveller's HealthCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)11/07/2006
Investigation of specimens for ectoparasites (BSOP 36)Review
Standard Operating Procedures
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Standard Methods Working Group for Bacteriology26/06/2006
Infection Control Guidance for Care HomesBest practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)19/06/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - MalariaPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online15/03/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - GiardiasisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online14/03/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - AmoebiasisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online26/01/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - ThreadwormsPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online25/01/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - GastroenteritisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online23/01/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - Head licePublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online28/11/2005
Statutory Notifications of Infectious Diseases (NOIDS)Web directoryN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)15/11/2005
European recommendations for the management of healthcare workers occupationally exposed to hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus ReviewEvidence citedEuro Surveillance10/10/2005
UveitisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionRoyal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB)03/10/2005
Leishmanaisis Health Information for International Travel 2005-2006Factsheet
Webpage
Evidence citedCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)01/10/2005
Scabies: diagnosis and treatmentReviewEvidence cited
Professional opinion
British Medical Journal (BMJ)17/09/2005
NHS Primary Care Question Answering Service - What is a recognised means of diagnosing Lyme Disease? Review
Other
Evidence citedTRIP07/09/2005
WHO International Travel and Health 2005Care guidelineEvidence citedWorld Health Organization (WHO)01/09/2005
eMedicine - Lyme diseaseFactsheet
Review
Evidence citedeMedicine Textbook14/07/2005
General Information about ToxoplasmosisPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor06/07/2005
General Information about ScabiesPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor06/07/2005
Immunizations - travel vaccinationsCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge01/07/2005
General information about Headlice and NitsPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor02/06/2005
General Information about Lyme diseasePublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor01/05/2005
Investigation of specimens other than blood for parasites (BSOP 31)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - Bladder infections Public leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online10/12/2004
Treating Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and Infected Children: Recommendations from CDC, the National Institutes of Health, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America Care guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
03/12/2004
PRODIGY Clinical Recommendation - Malaria prophylaxisCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
PRODIGY Knowledge26/11/2004
Identification and Diagnosis of LeishmaniasisCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)22/11/2004
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - RoundwormPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online26/06/2004
Leishmaniasis FactsheetFactsheetEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)01/04/2004
PRODIGY Clinical Recommendation - ScabiesCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
PRODIGY Knowledge01/02/2004
PRODIGY Guidance - Head liceCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge01/02/2004
Evidence-based guidelines for the management of Lyme disease.Best practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedExpert Rev Antiinfect Ther 2004;2(1 Suppl):S1-13. 01/02/2004
HPA menu page on ZoonosesWeb directoryEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)01/07/2003
Isolation and identification of Acanthamoeba species (W17)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/07/2003
Extracts from "Best Treatments": Treating head liceJournal article
Systematic review
Evidence citedBMJ07/06/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - ScabiesBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines for managing outbreaks of sexually transmitted infections at a local, district or regional level.Best practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Head Lice (pediculosis)Care guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Lyme DiseaseCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - GiardiasisCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - CryptosporidiosisBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Threadworms (enterobiasis, oxyuriasis, pinworms)Care guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Clinical Evidence Lyme disease Best practice
Systematic review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Clinical Evidence01/03/2003
PRODIGY Guidance - Pubic liceCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
PRODIGY Knowledge01/01/2003
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - UveitisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
NHSDirect Online19/11/2002
2001 National Guideline on the Management of ScabiesCare guidelineEvidence citedBritish Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH)01/05/2002
Travel Illness in British Package Holiday Tourists: Prospective Cohort StudyJournal article
Research study
Cohort studiesJournal of Infection01/08/2001
Health Information for Overseas travel - The Yellow BookBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)01/01/2001
Sexual Health in England: a guide to national and local surveillance and monitoring dataSurveillance data
Systematic review
Meta analysisNational Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence01/03/2000
Guidelines for the prevention and treatment of infection in patients with an absent or dysfunctional spleenCare guidelineEvidence citedBritish Medical Journal (BMJ)17/02/97
Ticks and Lyme Disease Learn about the disease in the UKPublic leafletN/AArun District Council et al01/01/97