Specialized societies

American Society for Microbiology:

The American Society for Micobiology welcomes to full membership anyone who is interested in its objectives and has a minimum of a bachelor's degree or equivalent in microbiology or a related field.


European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases:

ESCMID is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to improve the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases by promoting and supporting research, education and training in the infection disciplines.


Fachgesellschaft für Tropen- und Reisemedizin


FMH Verbindung der Schweizer Ärztinnen und Ärzte



The ICHS is an international, multi-disciplinary forum for scientific and clinical interchange to improve understanding and management of the immunocompromised host.



The Infectious Diseases Society of America is an organization of physicians, scientists and other health care professionals dedicated to the promotion and recognition of excellence in research, patient care, public health, disease prevention and education in the field of infectious diseases.


International AIDS Society-USA:

International AIDS Society-USA panel recommendations and consensus reports for the treatment of HIV/AIDS are also available on the Web.



The International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID) was created to bring together all individuals interested in infectious diseases, including infectious disease specialists, microbiologists, immunologists, epidemiologists, public health workers, parasitologists, virologists, mycologists, molecular biologists, and others with similar concerns.


National Guideline Clearinghouse / Agency for Health Care Policy and Research:

A comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents produced by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR), in partnership with the American Medical Association (AMA) and the American Association of Health Plans (AAHP).


Oesterreichische Gesellschaft für Infektionskrankheiten


Pediatric Infectious Disease Group of Switzerland


Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Spitalhygiene:

Die Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Spitalhygiene vereinigt an der Spitalhygiene interessierte Personen und bezweckt die Wahrung und die Förderung der beruflichen und wissenschaftlichen Interessen auf dem Gebiet der Spitalhygiene.


Swiss Society for Microbiology


Public Institutions

BAG - Bundesamt für Gesundheit


Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Die wichtigste Adresse für Infektions-krankheiten, umfasst alle Gebiete der Epidemiologie, Therapie und Prävention von Infektionskrankheiten / The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, is an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services.


Swissnoso: Nosokomiale Infektionen und Spitalhygiene: aktuelle Aspekte.


U.S. National Library of Medicine: Free Medline access-Gute HIV/AIDS Resources, Newsletters.


UNAIDS: Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS. Global AIDS statistics


World Health Organization (WHO)



SAEZ / BMS Schweizerische Ärztezeitung / Bulletin des médecins suisses


Medscape Infectious Diseases: Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals a robust and integrated multi-specialty medical information and education tool.


PubMed: NLM's search service to access the 9 million citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE (with links to participating on-line journals), and other related databases.


Robert Koch Institut: Einige Empfehlungen und Links in Deutsch.


Swissnoso–Bulletin: Nosokomiale Infektionen und Spitalhygiene: aktuelle Aspekte