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Infectious Disease

We treat relatively common infectious diseases as well as uncommon ailments such as cholera and typhoid. We can help with unwanted conditions that come home with you from a trip abroad. And, of course, we’ll help you prevent lots of problems with proper immunizations and planning, all provided by our travel medicine experts.

So whether you hope to avoid something that’s going around, or you’re going away and want to avoid bringing something home, give us a call.

Our infectious disease team offers full evaluation and treatment of a wide variety of illnesses caused by infection with bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites.

These illnesses include:

  • Acute and chronic infections
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Fever of unknown cause
  • Fungal infections
  • Hepatitis B, hepatitis C
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Flu
  • MRSA
  • Parasitic diseases
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually transmitted disease
  • Transplant infections

Many tropical diseases are considered infectious diseases because they are transmitted by insects such as mosquitoes and flies that carry a parasite, bacterium or virus that is infectious to humans.

Our infectious disease team has extensive training in this area, and also sees healthy people who plan to travel to foreign countries or locations where infection risk is higher. In these cases, we can help determine whether special immunizations or other preventive measures are necessary to protect travelers from disease.

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