Pediatric infectious diseases specialists - the best care for children
Children are not just small adults. Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialists are professionally trained to examine and treat children in a way that makes them relaxed and cooperative. They also understand the unique signs, symptoms, treatments, and outcomes/prognoses associated with infectious diseases in infants and children, which can be quite different from those of adults with such infections.
What kind of training do pediatric infectious diseases specialists have?
Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialists are medical doctors who have:
What types of treatments do pediatric infectious diseases specialists provide?
Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialists treat a wide range of infectious and immunologic
diseases such as those caused
by bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialists may also be consulted for diseases
that are complicated or atypical, including:
Modified from: "What is a Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist", AAP 2002