North Shore Physician Group infectious disease physicians identify and treat infections that arise from exposure to infectious diseases, or that follow organ transplantation and other surgical procedures. The diagnostic process includes a regular physical examination of a patient and a review of the patient's medical history.
Sometimes a physician is able to make a diagnosis based on the presence of a wart, cutaneous abscess, respiratory infection or diarreahal disease, or through microbiological culture, microscopy, biochemical testing and molecular diagnostics.
- Blood stream infection
- Bone and joint infections
- Travel-associated diseases
- Other transmitted diseases