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Many infectious diseases may be transmitted from person-to-person such as tuberculosis, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), skin infections, HIV infection and other sexually transmitted diseases. Some may be transmitted from animal-to-person such as rabies and cat scratch disease however, many infections may be acquired from the environment or reactivated from exposures which took place years previously.

The following are examples of some infectious diseases we treat:

  • Cytomegalovirus disease   
  • Fever of unknown origin
  • Fungal infections
    • Aspergillosis
    • Blastomycosis
    • Cryptococcosis
    • Histoplasmosis
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Influenza
  • Lyme disease
  • Malaria and other travel-related infections
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Prosthetic joint infections
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
    • including community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections (MRSA)
  • Transplant-related infections
  • Tuberculosis
  • Viral hepatitis
Last UpdateJanuary 28, 2014


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