Bacterial diseases against which military personnel were immunized and for which vaccines are highly or fully protective

Diphtheria

Tetanus

Bacterial diseases against which military personnel were immunized and for which vaccines are partly protective

Meningococcal disease

Pertussis (whooping cough)

Bacterial diseases not more endemic in war theater than among US adult population

Infections caused by

Actinomyces

Bartonella

Capnocytophaga

Chlamydia pneumoniae

Clostridium botulinum

Clostridium perfringens

Francisella tularensis

Legionella

Listeria monocytogenes

Moraxella catarrhalis

Nocardia

Non-cholera Vibrio

Non-tuberculosis mycobacteria

Pasteurella

Plesiomonas shigelloides

Staphylococcus

Streptococcus

Streptococcus pneumoniae

Lyme disease

Antibiotic-resistant or common nosocomial infections

Infections caused by

Acinetobacter (Multiple drug-resistant)

Enterococcus (vancomycin-resistant)

Klebsiella (multiple drug-resistant)

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Staphylococcus aureus (methicillin-resistant)

Stenotrophomonas maltophilia

Of special concern to US troops

Mycoplasma infection (atypical pneumonia)

Of special concern to US troops

Genital herpes

Human immunodeficiency virus-1

Human T-cell lymphotropic virus infection (I)

Human papillomavirus

Viral disease not more endemic in war theater than among U.S. adult population

Chickenpox (varicella)

 

 

NOTE: The term infection refers to a primary infection that leads to disease.



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