Infectious Disease

Several University of Georgia researchers teamed up to create a statistical method that may allow public health and infectious disease forecasters to better predict disease reemergence, especially for preventable childhood infections such as measles and pertussis.

CCHF is acquired through bites from infected ticks and animals

Research identifies viruses with potential to spread among humans

Colley has spent nearly 50 years investigating schistosomiasis, a debilitating parasitic worm infection

Research identifies the “cue” that Enterotoxigenic E. coli uses to determine when to make toxins that cause disease

Understanding how bacteria can alter their outer surface has implications for combating antibiotic resistance

Susan Sanchez, professor of infectious diseases, assistant director of the UGA Biomedical Health Sciences Institute and chair of One Health, was recently appointed to the National Institute of Health’s Council of Councils. She will serve a five-year term, beginning October 1, 2018, with her first meeting in...

Zika and related diseases are spreading, opening up the threat to more of the world’s population.

Model analyzes statistical patterns in public health reports to identify the point at which a disease outbreak is possible

UGA research is the first to examine accuracy of the primary diagnostic tool for latent TB