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Infectious Disease

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Physicians specially trained in infectious disease are available to see patients that are hospitalized or those that are referred as outpatients.

Infectious disease specialists help diagnose, treat an manage conditions that include:

  • Wound infections
  • Bone infections
  • Cancer infections
  • Bed soar
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • AIDS
  • Tuburculosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Bronchitis
  • Lung abscess
  • Sinusitis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Bite wounds
  • Rabies
  • Staph orreous infections
  • Bacterial meningitis
  • Prosthetic device infection (knee, hip, pacemaker, etc.)
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Endocarditis
  • Infectious mononucleosis
  • Chicken pox and shingles
  • Fever of unknown origin
  • Septic arthritis
  • Candida infections
  • Brain abscess
  • Upper respiratory infections


The infectious disease service at Akron General Medical Center also offers susceptibility testing, which are blood tests or cultures, antiretroviral drug therapies, intravenous (IV) antibiotic infusions for hard-to-treat infections.


Date Updated: 25-OCT-2012



Akron General Medical Center • 1 Akron General Avenue (Formerly 400 Wabash Avenue) • Akron, OH 44307 • 330-344-6000 • 1-800-221-4601    © 2014 Akron General Health System
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