Drexel Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine Services
Expertise in Prevention and Treatment
The concern with any infectious disease is its ability to spread rapidly from one person to many more. Specialists at Drexel Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine recognize the potential danger that many of these diseases present. Our infectious disease specialists have at least nine years of specialized medical training and are board certified in internal medicine and infectious disease. We are dedicated to providing needed education and preventive measures. We also provide care for both hospitalized and ambulatory adult patients.
Services provided by Drexel Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine include:
- Diagnosis and treatment of infections and infectious diseases (including influenza, tuberculosis, Lyme disease, sexually transmitted infections, and other infections related to surgery, transplantation, trauma and cancer therapy).
- Immunizations, antibiotics, and other prophylaxis for infection prevention.
- Travel medicine, including immunizations and destination-specific advice for travelers.
- Prevention and treatment of health care–associated infections, such as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile, and education for health care professionals to prevent disease transmission.
- Comprehensive care for patients with HIV/AIDS through the Partnership Comprehensive Care Practice (the Partnership).
- Patient education on disease prevention topics including hygiene, food preparation, and water potability.
- Clinical research in immunology and investigation of vaccine therapy for infectious diseases.
- Diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis C.
- PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis).
The information on these pages is provided for general information only and should not be used for diagnosis or treatment, or as a substitute for consultation with a physician or health care professional. If you have specific questions or concerns about your health, you should consult your health care professional.
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