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Pediatric Infectious Diseases

You want answers and action when you learn your child may have an infectious disease. From Lyme disease transmitted by ticks to HIV, Baystate Children’s Hospital is the primary infectious disease referral center for the western Massachusetts region. Our doctors are board certified in pediatric infectious diseases.

Services We Provide for Your Child

We provide 24/7 inpatient consultations at Baystate Children’s Hospital and follow-up care at Baystate Children’s Specialty Center. We are a fully accredited facility with compassionate specialists who ensure your child’s wellness.

Infectious diseases we evaluate and treat include:

  • Antibiotic-resistant infections – including MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
  • Bone infections – osteomyelitis
  • Difficult-to-treat infections
  • Herpes virus infections
  • Immune system issues
  • Lyme disease – bacterial infection transmitted by ticks
  • Meningitis – inflammation of the membranes around the brain and spinal cord
  • Periodic fever syndromes – auto-inflammatory diseases with no infectious cause
  • Recurrent skin infections
  • Travel and international adoption-related illnesses

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