Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Pediatric infectious diseases is a branch of medicine that focuses on infections observed in children.
Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Pediatric infectious diseases is a branch of medicine that focuses on infections observed in children. Doctors who specialize in this field identify, treat and prevent viral, bacterial, fungal or parasitic infections in children. Pediatric infectious disease specialists generally focus on common infections observed in childhood, factors affecting the immune system, and protecting children against infections.

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What are Pediatric Infectious Diseases?

Pediatric infectious diseases refer to infectious diseases observed in children from birth to the end of adolescence. These diseases can be caused by microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. Pediatric infectious diseases may cause a wide variety of symptoms. These symptoms may vary depending on the type of infection, its severity, and the age of the child.

Diseases Diagnosed and Treated at the Pediatric Infection Clinic

At the Liv Hospital Pediatric Infection Clinic, many diseases such as inflammatory diseases, childhood rash diseases, infectious diseases, nosocomial infections, congenital infections, infectious hepatitis, upper and lower respiratory tract infections, diarrhea and urinary tract infections, which are the most common reasons for admission in childhood, are diagnosed and treated.

  • Solid pediatric follow-up
  • Childhood vaccination
  • Vaccination in adolescents
  • Respiratory tract infections
  • COVID in Children
  • HIV
  • Fever
  • Tuberculosis
  • Congenital infections
  • Viral infections
  • Infections with rash, such as measles and chickenpox
  • Central nervous system infections such as meningitis and encephalitis
  • Infections that develop in immunocompromised people

 

    Expertise in Diagnosis and Treatment

    Diagnosis, follow-up and treatment of infectious diseases are very important in children as well as in adults. Infectious diseases can also occur in children for different reasons and may negatively affect their health. Therefore, follow-up and treatment by specialized pediatric infection specialists is important.

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