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Pediatric Infectious Diseases

The pediatric infectious diseases division performs consultations for  diagnostic evaluations and management of children with known or suspected infectious diseases and some immunodeficiencies, include HIV.

Medical Services

  • Inpatient and outpatient consultations for infectious diseases
  • Comprehensive HIV care
  • Long-term antibiotic management
  • Evaluation for suspected immunodeficiency

Our Faculty

Training Programs

Pediatric residents interact with the division through formal or informal consultations and in topic-oriented teaching sessions. The elective in pediatric infectious diseases gives the resident an opportunity to see inpatient and outpatient consultations and to review the telephone consultations received by the division. Participation in clinical research projects by interested residents is encouraged. The division provides clinical instruction in infectious diseases for medical students and for residents in pediatrics and pharmacy.

Research Programs

  • Respiratory viral panel utilization
  • Enterovirus evaluation in infants
  • Molecular diagnostic testing for invasive fungal infections
  • Antibiotic clinical trials

Contact Us

MUSC Department of Pediatrics
Division of Infectious Diseases
Rutledge Tower
135 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston, SC 29403
Phone: 843-792-2385
Fax: 843-792-5127
Email: pedsid@musc.edu

Named Best Children's Hospital

The U.S. News & World Report rankings place the MUSC Children’s Hospital heart program among the top 20 in the country. Six MUSC Children’s Hospital divisions are honored in the rankings:

  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Urology
  • Cancer
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery

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