Rash/Exanthems


TitleTypeLevel of evidenceSourcePublishedReview
Health risk information sheet - SchistosomiasisFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
The Big Picture Book of Viruses: ParvoviridaeWebpageEvidence cited
Professional opinion
The Big Picture Book of Viruses
Health risk information sheet - Rickettsial DiseaseFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Department of Health information on SmallpoxWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
Department of Health information on RubellaWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
Health risk information sheet - PlagueFactsheetEvidence 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
Health risk information sheet - Meningococcal meningitisFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Department of Health information on Meningitis CWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
Department of Health information on AnthraxWebpageEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)
Epidemiological data - MeaslesSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)27/02/2009
Chickenpox in Pregnancy: What you need to know Care guideline
Factsheet
Public leaflet
Evidence citedRoyal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists01/11/2008
Medlineplus webpages on Rocky Mountain Spotted FeverWebpageProfessional opinionMedlinePlus02/01/2008
Initial investigation and management of outbreaks and incidences of unusual illnesses - with particular reference to events that may be due to clinical, biological or radiological causes, including deliberate releaseBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)19/11/2007
Medlineplus webpages on Molluscum ContagiosumFactsheetEvidence citedMedlineplus05/11/2007
Identification of Staphylococcus species, micrococcus species and rothia species (BSOP ID 7)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)17/09/2007
Identification of Streptoccocus species, Enterococcus species and morphologically similar organisms (BSOP ID 4)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)14/09/2007
MMR vaccine – Measles, Mumps and Rubella Web directoryEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)01/07/2007
MeaslesWeb directoryUnspecifiedDepartment of Health (DH)01/04/2007
Molluscum Contagiosum - Patient Information LeafletPublic leafletProfessional opinionPRODIGY Knowledge01/02/2007
Deliberate Release - Questions commonly asked by health care providers about AnthraxCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)24/01/2007
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
General Information about meningitis - NetdoctorFactsheetProfessional opinionNetdoctor04/09/2006
Guidelines and Advice on MeningitisBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/09/2006
eMedicine - CoxsackievirusesFactsheet
Review
Evidence citedeMedicine Textbook11/08/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - Lyme diseasePublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online15/03/2006
Smallpox (Lancet 2006;367:425-35)Journal article
Review
Evidence cited04/02/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - Chickenpox (Herpes zoster virus)Public leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online17/01/2006
Statutory Notifications of Infectious Diseases (NOIDS)Web directoryN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)15/11/2005
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - Rubella (German measles)Public leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online09/11/2005
Investigation of Vesicular Rashes (QSOP 55)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/11/2005
NHS Primary Care Question Answering Service - What is a recognised means of diagnosing Lyme Disease? Review
Other
Evidence citedTRIP07/09/2005
Investigation of rubella in pregnant women of unknown rubella immunity status exposed to rash illness (VSOP 32) Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)23/08/2005
General Information about Scarlet FeverPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor06/07/2005
Epidemiological data – RubellaSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)23/06/2005
General Information about ParvovirusFactsheetProfessional opinionNetdoctor02/06/2005
Pregnant patient in contact with rash illness (VSOP 33)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2005
What is an exanthem?Public leafletProfessional opinionDermNet NZ29/05/2005
CDC webpage on Rocky Mountain Spotted FeverWeb directoryEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)20/05/2005
General Information about Lyme diseasePublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor01/05/2005
Investigation of pregnant patient with rash illness (VSOP 34)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Epidemiological data - Parvovirus B19Surveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)02/02/2005
Medlineplus webpages on Kawasaki diseaseWebpageProfessional opinionMedlinePlus19/01/2005
Diagnosis, treatment and management of Kawasaki DiseaseCare guideline
Journal article
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
American Heart Association01/12/2004
General Information about SepsisPublic leafletEvidence cited
Professional opinion
National Library of Medicine (NLM)25/08/2004
Health risk information sheet - West Nile VirusFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)01/05/2004
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
Guidelines for Smallpox Response and Management in the Post-Eradication EraBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)15/12/2003
Molluscum Contagiosum - The importance of early diagnosis and treatmentJournal article
Review
Evidence citedAmerican Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology01/09/2003
General Information about AnthraxPublic leafletEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)21/08/2003
HPA menu page on ZoonosesWeb directoryEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)01/07/2003
Investigation of erythrovirus (parvovirus) B19 in pregnant women exposed to rash illness (VSOP 30)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2003
Management of confirmed parvovirus B19 infection in pregnancy (VSOP 31)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2003
General Information about Parvovirus B19FactsheetEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Parvovirus B19Care guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Scarlet FeverCare 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 - Meningococcal diseaseBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Background information - Meningitis/MeningoccocalWebpageEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Molluscum ContagiosumBest 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 - Impetigo StreptococcalCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - EnterovirusBest 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 - Coxsackievirus A16 (Hand-foot-mouth disease)Care guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Roseola InfantumCare 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
Molluscum Contagiosum - Dermatology Online JournalJournal article
Review
Webpage
Evidence citedDermatology Online Journal01/03/2003
Guidelines on the management of, and exposure to rash illness in pregnancy (including consideration of relevant antibody screening programmes in pregnancy) Care guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/03/2002
General information about German Measles (Rubella)Public leafletEvidence citedNetdoctor01/02/2002
Vitamin A for treating measles in childrenSystematic reviewRCTCochrane Library28/11/2001
PRODIGY Clinical Recommendation - Smallpox - deliberate releaseCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge01/11/2001
Travel Illness in British Package Holiday Tourists: Prospective Cohort StudyJournal article
Research study
Cohort studiesJournal of Infection01/08/2001
Reflections on Epstein-Barr Virus: Some Recently Resolved Old UncertaintiesJournal article
Systematic review
Evidence citedJournal of Infection01/08/2001
Health Information for Overseas travel - The Yellow BookBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)01/01/2001
Frequently asked Questions about LeptospirosisPublic leafletEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)31/03/2000
Athlete's foot (Tinea pedis) - Factsheet for schools - Wired for HealthFactsheetProfessional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)10/03/99
Meningococcal infection - Factsheet for Schools – Wired for HealthFactsheetProfessional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)10/03/99
The Facts about ParvovirusFactsheetProfessional opinionAssociation of Medical Microbiologist (AMM)01/01/99
Vaccines for preventing plague (Review)Systematic reviewEvidence citedCochrane Library26/01/98
Ticks and Lyme Disease Learn about the disease in the UKPublic leafletN/AArun District Council et al01/01/97