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 & 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