Infectious Diseases

Pediatric Fever of Unknown Origin

The body has several ways to maintain normal body temperature. The organs involved in helping with temperature regulation include the brain, skin, muscle, and blood vessels.

Pediatric HIV/AIDS

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus that is responsible for causing acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).

Pediatric Infectious Mononucleosis

Infectious mononucleosis, also known as mononucleosis, mono, or glandular fever, is characterized by swollen lymph glands and chronic fatigue. 

Pediatric Influenza

Influenza (or flu) is a highly contagious viral infection and is one of the most severe illnesses of the winter season. 

Pediatric Lyme Disease

Lyme disease (LD) is a multi-stage, multi-system bacterial infection caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi, a spiral shaped bacterium that is most commonly transmitted by a tick bite. 

Pediatric Meningitis

Meningitis is usually caused by a bacterial or viral infection that invades the cerebral spinal fluid (CSF). 

Pediatric Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a chronic bacterial infection that usually infects the lungs, although other organs are sometimes involved.