Infectious Disease

Infectious Disease

USA Health infectious disease specialists care for patients of all ages who have various types of infections.

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About Infectious Disease

USA Health infectious disease specialists care for patients who have various types of infections caused by organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites.

Through our clinical care and research, we strive to find more advanced treatments and, ultimately, cures for infections. Along with educating our patients on signs, symptoms and prevention of infectious diseases, we also promote awareness throughout our community in efforts to prevent the spread of diseases. We also operate a travel clinic for people who may be going abroad and require certain vaccinations for diseases not common in this country.

USA Health has received the following recognition:

The Joint Commission National Quality Approval2017 Accc Innovator AwardNational Committee For Quality Assurance Ncqa

USA Health Infectious Disease Services

USA Health infectious disease specialists care for patients of all ages who have various types of infections.

Adult Infectious Disease

Our infectious disease specialists treat patients with all types of infections, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), tropical diseases, E. coli from contaminated food and water, tuberculosis and pneumonia. At USA Health, we treat as many as 90 percent of patients from the upper Gulf Coast region who are infected with HIV/AIDS.

Pediatric Infectious Disease

Our experts treat all types of infectious diseases in children. Most infections are spread from direct contact with other infected people or animals or from germs on doorknobs, toys, tabletops or other inanimate objects. However, a mother can also pass along infections to her unborn child.

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USA Health infectious disease providers specialize in every area of infectious disease.

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Upcoming Events

Oct182019

The threat of high winds and possible flooding has forced us to cancel this year's Trick or Trot 5K and Fun Run. Runners can still claim race packets and T-shirts next week during regular business hours at USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital. We'll also have T-shirts for sale. Thanks to all of our sponsors, runners, families and supporters!

Oct202019

We invite all graduates of our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and their families to come and spend an afternoon reuniting with their former caregivers and fellow NICU families in our courtyard.

Oct252019

Med School Café is a free community lecture series sponsored by the USA Health Physicians Group. Each month, faculty from the USA College of Medicine share their expertise on a specific medical condition, providing insight on the latest treatment available. The USA Faculty Club is located at 6348 Fincher Road on the University of South Alabama's main campus.

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