We provide expert diagnosis and management of infectious disease in children, including both inpatient and outpatient evaluation and care. In the dynamic world of infectious disease, children are the most vulnerable targets. Infectious diseases cause more than half of the deaths of children worldwide and are the most common reason children visit physicians and are admitted to hospitals.
At Texas Children’s, our team offers compassionate care in a setting created especially for children, from newborns to young adults. Our team of expert physicians uses the latest diagnostic and therapeutic techniques to evaluate and treat patients for common to rare infections including:
Texas Children's Infectious Diseases Center's physicians evaluate and treat patients for a range of infectious diseases and infections, including:
Infectious Diseases works closely with:
Research offers the best hope for new solutions to infectious diseases. The top-tier program at Texas Children’s Infectious Diseases Center has attracted significant funding from several national sources, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health. Major groundbreaking studies include:
Texas Children's Infectious Diseases Center is home to a number of noted authorities across the spectrum of infectious diseases, including cytomegalovirus (CMV), influenza, bacterial pneumonia, staphylococcus infections and tuberculosis. Our team of expert physicians has published a substantial body of work, including more than 700 peer-reviewed original research papers and one of the most widely used textbooks: the Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Additionally, several members hold or have held leadership positions in national pediatric and infectious disease associations.
Through collaboration and a steadfast devotion to research and study, the physician-scientists at the Infectious Diseases Center have made critical contributions to their fields. Their work has furthered:
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Our purpose is simple: to heal sick children. Your support makes a difference in the life of a child.
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