An unexpected or chronic infectious disease in children needs expert treatment.
The Division of Infectious Diseases at Nicklaus Children’s uses state-of-the-art diagnostic tools to identify acute or chronic viral and bacterial diseases, so that effective treatment can be instituted as quickly as possible.
The care team also works closely with the hospital’s Cancer & Blood Disorders Center to assist immunocompromised children and teens who suffer from multiple episodes of infection.
- enzyme immunoassays
- polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
- cell culture systems
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