Jefferson University Hospitals

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

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Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Infectious diseases are caused by bacteria, parasites, fungi or viruses and often present confusing symptoms like a fever or feeling generally sick. 

At Jefferson, our pediatric experts from Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children are experienced in diagnosing, treating and managing infectious diseases that can be serious, complicated or chronic.

Diagnosing and Treating Infections in Children

Our highly trained physicians in Center City Philadelphia have access to advanced treatments to care for children with:

  • Bone and joint infections
  • Encephalitis
  • Hepatitis
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Lyme disease
  • Meningitis
  • MRSA
  • Osteomyelitis and septic arthritis
  • Pediatric HIV/AIDS
  • Pneumonia
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Tuberculosis
  • Unexplained fever
  • Unusual bacteria, fungal or viral infections