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Infectious diseases come from a number of sources: bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. Still others are passed from person-to-person or from insect or animal bites. Mild infections might respond to over-the-counter treatments. But, some more serious infections may require medical intervention and prescription antibiotics.

Our specialists treat a variety of diseases and illnesses including, but not limited to the following:

  • Blood-borne diseases
  • Clostridium Difficile (C. diff)
  • Device infection after joint replacement
  • Fever of unknown origin
  • Gastrointestinal infections
  • Hepatitis
  • HIV
  • Infections associated with cancer or other immune compromised states
  • Pacemaker infections
  • Respiratory infections
  • Staph infection and MRSA
  • Travel related diseases
  • Tuberculosis

Some infections – such as hepatitis A, measles and chickenpox – can be prevented through routine vaccination. Contact your primary care provider if you need to update your immunizations.