Pediatric infectious diseases specialists treat a range of infectious and immunologic diseases such as those caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites.
Pediatric infectious diseases specialists are consulted for diseases that are complicated or atypical, including but not limited to the following: Illnesses that are of unclear cause, have prolonged fever, or are recurrent
- Respiratory infections
- Bone and joint infections
- Tuberculosis (TB)
- Acquired Immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
- Hepatitis Meningitis