Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology

Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology is a branch of medicine that includes topics such as infectious diseases, bacteriology, virology, mycology and parasitology.
Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology

 

What is Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology?

Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology is a branch of medicine that includes topics such as infectious diseases, bacteriology, virology, mycology and parasitology. This branch deals with the diagnosis, treatment and control of disease-causing microorganisms.

Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology specialists diagnose infections caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites and develop strategies for the treatment and prevention of these infections.

Which Diseases Does Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Treat?

Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology is a branch of medicine that studies the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases caused by various microorganisms. This specialty focuses on various diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. Here are some of the diseases that Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology deals with:

  • Bacterial Infections: Pneumonia, Meningitis, Sepsis (blood poisoning)Urinary tract infectionsSurgical site infections, Tuberculosis, Gastroenteritis (intestinal infections)
  • Viral Infections: Influenza (flu), HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis (for example, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C)Herpes infections, Dengue fever, SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), Childhood diseases such as measles, mumps, rubella
  • Fungal Infections: Candida infections (for example, fungal infections), Aspergillus infections, Dermatophyte infections (for example, tinea pedis - foot fungus)
  • Parasitic Infections: Malaria, Tapeworm infections, Trypanosomiasis (African sleeping sickness), Toxoplasma gondii infections
  • Zoonotic Diseases: Avian flu, Lyme disease (transmitted by ticks), Brucellosis (transmitted from animals to humans)
  • Antibiotic Resistance: Antibiotic resistant bacterial infections
  • Hospital Infections: Hospital-acquired infections such as MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
  • The Effects of Infections on Global Health: Management and control of epidemic diseases, Vaccination strategies and immunization programs

 

 

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 Liv Hospital Infectious Diseases Department

At Liv Hospital Infectious Diseases Department, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of diseases caused by microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites) in our body are carried out in the light of up-to-date information.

 In our department, febrile diseases, influenza, sexually transmitted diseases and screening after suspected sexual intercourse, diarrhea, HIV, AIDS, jaundice (hepatitis), typhoid, brucellosis, respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, soft tissue infections, osteomyelitis, spondylodiscitis, extrapulmonary tuberculosis, etc. are monitored and adult immunization (vaccination) and travel medicine consultancy services are also provided.