The infectious disease (ID) department at SUHRC provides clinical care to patients both for inpatients and outpatients. The infectious disease practices in the hospital are designed such that it can meet the needs of patients in the hospital as well as in the outpatient setting. Experts in this speciality work to identify and treat infections that arise from exposure to Infectious Diseases, or due to organ transplantation and other surgical procedures.
Infectious Diseases (ID) is a sub-speciality of General/Internal Medicine, which helps manage the patients with complicated infections. Traditionally simple and short-term infections are considered under General Medicine but the more complicated infections are referred to the sub-speciality of ID.