Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases
The definitive source for pediatric infectious disease solutions providing point-of-care access to diagnosis and treatment.
- Systems-based Treatment Table
- Updates and Errata for the 2021 Red Book
- Summary of Major Changes in the 2021 Red Book
- Previous Editions
The AAP Red Book is published every three years, but the pediatric infectious disease landscape is changing continuously. Red Book Online is consistently updated with the latest recommendations from the AAP. This approach ensures that pediatric healthcare professionals have access to the most current information, enabling them to deliver optimal care to children.
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8/15/23: NEW! New Recommendations for the Use of Nirsevimab
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In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Red Book Online, we reflect on the first edition of the Red Book published in 1938—a mere 8 pages covering a mix of 18 topics. Take a look at the original 1938 Red Book chapter “Epidemic Parotitis” and find out what has changed.
Information and resource links for current infectious disease outbreaks that affect the pediatric population and that have been identified in multiple U.S. states.
A comprehensive list of influenza resources, including news, policy and implementation, professional education, and other pertinent influenza information.
More than 2,700 infectious disease images for use in diagnosis and presentations, including clinical manifestations, disease vectors, and etiology.
Red Book Online offers presentations from distinguished experts on important and timely topics on pediatric infectious diseases and immunizations.
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