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  1. Infectious disease (medical specialty) - Wikipedia

    Infectious diseases, also known as infectiology, is a medical specialty dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of complex infections. An infectious disease specialist's practice consists of managing nosocomial (healthcare-acquired) infections or community-acquired infections and is historically associated with travel medicine and tropical medicine

    • Infectious disease specialist, Infectiologist, Infectionist
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  2. Talk:Infectious disease (medical specialty) - Wikipedia

    The page was moved from Infectious disease (medical specialty) to Infectious medicine. I do not believe the move was indicated, as the sources call the specialty "Infectious disease", not "infectious medicine". It should probably be moved back. Yobol 02:49, 18 July 2015 (UTC) The MeSH D055552 heading is "Infectious Disease Medicine".

  3. Infectious disease (medical specialty) - Wikipedia

    Infectious disease, an aa kent as infectious diseases, infectious medicine, infectious disease medicine or infectiology, is a medical specialty dealin wi the diagnosis, control an treatment o infections.

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  5. Medical specialty - Wikipedia

    A medical speciality is a branch of medical practice that is focused on a defined group of patients, diseases, skills, or philosophy. Examples include children ( paediatrics ), cancer ( oncology ), laboratory medicine ( pathology ), or primary care ( family medicine ).

  6. Infectious disease (medical specialty) — Wikipedia ...
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    ID spe­cial­ists typ­i­cally serve as con­sul­tants to other physi­cians in cases of com­plex in­fec­tions, and often man­age pa­tients with HIV/AIDS and other forms of immunodeficiency. Al­though many com­mon in­fec­tions are treated by physi­cians with­out for­mal ex­per­tise in ID, the ID spe­cial­ist may be con­sulted for cases where an in­fec­tion is dif­fi­cult to di­ag­nose. They may also be asked to help de­ter­mine the cause of a fever of un­known ori­gin. ID spe­cial­ists can prac­...

    ID is his­tor­i­cally as­so­ci­ated with travel med­i­cine and trop­i­cal med­i­cine, as many dis­eases ac­quired in trop­i­cal and sub­trop­i­cal areas are in­fec­tious in nature.

    ID spe­cial­ists em­ploy a va­ri­ety of di­ag­nos­tic tests to help iden­tify the pathogen that is caus­ing an in­fec­tion. Com­mon tests in­clude Gram stain­ing, blood cul­tures, sero­log­i­cal tests, geno­typ­ing, and poly­merase chain re­ac­tion (PCR).

    ID spe­cial­ists em­ploy a va­ri­ety of an­timi­cro­bial agents to help treat in­fec­tions. The type of agent used de­pends on the or­gan­ism that is caus­ing the in­fec­tion. An­tibi­otics are used to treat bac­te­r­ial in­fec­tions; an­tivi­ral agents treat viral in­fec­tions ; and an­ti­fun­gal agents treat fun­gal in­fec­tions.

    In the United States, ID is a sub­spe­cialty of in­ter­nal med­i­cine or pe­di­atrics (i.e., an in­ternist or pe­di­a­tri­cian trains for an ad­di­tional 2 years as a med­ical fel­low to qual­ify as an ID spe­cial­ist and sit for the ID boards).

  7. Infectious Diseases Society of America - Wikipedia

    The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) is a medical association representing physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. It was founded in 1963 and is based in Arlington, Virginia.

  8. Infection - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Infection is the invasion of an organism's body tissues by disease-causing agents. The disease is caused by the invading agents multiplying. As they multiply, they produce toxins and damage host tissues. Infectious disease, also known as 'transmissible disease' or 'communicable disease', is illness resulting from an infection.

  9. Dr. Faheem Younus, Infectious Disease Specialist in Bel Air ...

    Dr. Faheem Younus is an infectious disease specialist in Bel Air, Maryland and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area. He has been in practice for more than 20 years.

  10. List of infectious diseases - Wikipedia

    Red Book: 2009 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases. 2009. American Academy of Pediatrics. 28th ed. ISBN 978-1-58110-306-9 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  11. Category:Infectious diseases - Wikipedia

    Airticles in category "Infectious diseases" The follaein 7 pages is in this categerie, oot o 7 awthegither.