Medical Specialist: Pediatric infectious Diseases
After completion of medical school, the pediatrician completes another three years of training and must pass an examination to be Board Certifi...

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Medical Specialist: Pediatric infectious Diseases

After completion of medical school, the pediatrician completes another three years of training and must pass an examination to be Board Certified in Pediatrics. Pediatric-infectious-disease specialists complete at least three additional years of fellowship training in immunologic and infectious disease caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. They are experts in treating:

Associated Diseases

  • Tuberculosis
  • Hepatitis
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Meningitis
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Fever of unknown origin (FUO)
  • Yellow fever disease

Reference:

American Academy of Pediatrics 2003.

Written by: JC Jones MA, RN
Last Updated: February 20, 2008
Published By: Healthline Networks Inc.
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