What Is Pediatric Infectious Disease?
Children’s Hospital at Erlanger
5th Floor – Massoud Building
910 Blackford Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Mon – Fri
8AM – 4PM
Infectious disease is the medical subspecialty focused on the diagnosis and treatment of children with acute, recurring or persistent disease caused by an infectious agent such as bacteria, fungus, parasite, or virus.
Comprehensive Treatment for All Infectious Diseases
Our team treats all types of infectious disease. We also investigate conditions that may mimic infections, such as unexplained fevers or symptoms that do not resolve with typical pediatric treatments. Our pediatric infectious diseases specialists have the experience and qualifications to diagnose and treat your child. And their approach is always compassionate and family-centered.
Conditions We Treat
- Bone and joint infections
- Tick-borne illnesses
- Herpes virus infections
- Congenital infections
- Severe or recurrent pneumonias
- Staph/MRSA infections
- Central line infections
- Frequent and recurring fevers