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Acute Communicable Disease Control


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County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health
Acute Communicable Disease Control
313 N. Figueroa Street, Room 212
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 240-7941
Fax: (213) 482-4856
E-Mail:acdc2@ph.lacounty.gov
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Acute Communicable Disease Control
"Staph" or Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CAMRSA) Information





Myths and Misdiagnosis as Spider Bites

MRSA Sometimes Misdiagnosed as Spider Bites Facts About Spiders and Spider Bites
  • Spider Bites (California Poison Control System) Educational information about spiders found in domestic environments. Includes symptoms of and treatment for spider bites.
  • The Spider Myth Site (Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture, University of Washington, Seattle, WA) Myths, misconceptions and superstitions about spiders.
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