If your child has a recurring or persistent disease caused by an infectious agent such as bacteria, a fungus, a parasite, or other rare infection, a Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist has the experience and qualifications to help your pediatrician diagnose and treat your child. Pediatric infectious diseases specialists treat children from birth through the teen years.

Pediatric infectious diseases specialists are medical doctors who have

Pediatric infectious diseases specialists treat a wide range of infectious and immunologic diseases such as those caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Other pediatric infectious diseases specialists are consulted for diseases that are complicated or atypical, including

Pediatric infectious diseases specialists typically practice in large community hospitals and university medical centers. Some pediatric infectious diseases specialists have their own private practices.

Children are not just small adults. Their bodies are growing and have unique medical needs. They usually express their concerns differently than adults...

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