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 Children’s Health System 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
- Kawasaki disease
- Lyme disease
- Osteomyelitis and septic arthritis
- Pediatric HIV/AIDS
- Rheumatic fever
- Unexplained fever
- Unusual bacteria, fungal or viral infections