Infectious Disease


24/7 referral, consult, admission, and transport assistance.

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The infectious diseases department of Children’s Minnesota diagnoses and treats acute and chronic infectious diseases, in both hospitalized patients and outpatient/clinical settings.

Conditions treated

  • Bacterial infections
    • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
    • Clostridium difficile (C. diff)
    • Atypical mycobacteria
  • Viral infections
    • Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
    • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
    • Recurrent herpes simplex infections (HSV)
  • Insect-borne infections
    • Lyme disease
    • Anaplasmosis
    • Babesiosis
  • Travel-related illnesses
    • Typhoid fever
    • Tuberculosis
    • Malaria
    • Intestinal parasites
  • Recurrent fever syndromes
    • PFAPA (periodic fever, aphthous ulcers, pharyngitis, adenopathy)

Services offered

  • Immunization
  • Pre- and post-travel medical consultation
  • Clinical support and education
  • Prevention services and care coordination for HIV-infected pregnant women and their partners and families

Refer a patient

  • Patient Name
  • DOB
  • Referring provider
  • Primary care provider
  • Insurance information
  • Diagnosis and isolation requirements
  • Special needs requirements

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