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.

Departmental Information

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.

Focus areas for infectious disease experts include

  • 2HIV Infection & AIDS
  • Hepatitis (HBV / HCV)
  • TB & Multiple Drug Resistant TB (MDRTb)
  • Organ Transplantation associated infections
  • Hospital Acquired Infections
  • Pediatric as well as Adult Vaccination
  • Endocarditis
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Tropical Infections: Malaria, Dengue, Typhoid
  • Infections related to compromised immunity (prevention as well as treatment)
  • Infection Control
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Antibody Stewardship
  • Bloodstream infections
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Central nervous system infections including meningitis
  • Meningitis
  • Parasitic diseases
  • Infections associated with medical
  • Viral infections devices and procedures
  • Fungal infections
  • Postsurgical infections
  • Sepsis
  • Pneumonia
  • Travel Vaccination / Travel advice
  • Infections associated with organ transplantation
  • Antibody usage policies

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