Infectious Disease

The Dell Children’s Medical Group Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient consultative services for children with known or suspected acute or chronic infectious diseases. Our physicians use the best current laboratory diagnostic evaluation as well as state of the art therapies for various infectious diseases.

Please call 512-628-1820 to schedule an appointment or if we can answer any questions.

Clinical Services

We offer evaluation and therapy for infant, children and adolescents with:

  • Prolonged or Recurrent Fever (including PFAPA)
  • Evaluation of Recurrent Infections
  • Skin Infections (including MRSA, atypical mycobacterial, fungal infection)
  • Bone and Joint Infection
  • Meningitis and Intracranial Infection
  • Pneumonia and Empyema
  • Complicated or Recurrent Sinusitis, Mastoiditis and Otitis Media
  • Tuberculosis
  • Kawasaki’s Disease
  • Parasitic Disease (including Malaria, Amoebic, Ascaris and Toxoplasmosis Infection)
  • Tick and Flea-borne Infections (including Rickettsial and Ehrlichia Infection)
  • Lyme Disease and Babesiosis
  • Encephalitis
  • EBV (mononucleosis) Infection
  • CMV infection
  • Acute and Chronic Hepatitis B and C Infection
  • HIV Infection
  • Congenital Infections (including CMV and Toxoplasmosis)

Other Services

The Infectious Disease Division also provides:

  • Follow Up and Coordination of Care during Outpatient Intravenous Antibiotic Therapy
  • Intravenous Immunoglobulin Administration
  • Pre-Adoption and Post-Adoption Evaluation
  • Travel Consultation, including Immunizations for Children and Families
  • Evaluation of Infection in the Immunocompromised
  • Prenatal and Postnatal Evaluation and Counseling of Congenital Infections
  • Comprehensive Evaluation of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Vaccinations Including

  • Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis
  • Polio
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
  • Varicella
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Meningococcal
  • Pneumococcal
  • Rotavirus
  • Typhoid
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Yellow Fever
  • Rabies
  • Tuberculosis testing