Welcome to the Department of Infectious Diseases at Kothari Medical Centre. To deliver excellent care, our renowned team of infectious disease specialists uses state-of-the-art diagnostics, cutting-edge therapies, and evidence-based protocols. Our practice is built around the well-being of our patients, and we work hard to ensure quick recoveries and promote a healthier community.
The primary goal of the Infectious Disease Department is to identify, control, and treat infections caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Infectious diseases can range from common infections like the flu and tuberculosis to more rare and emerging diseases like Ebola and COVID-19.
Why choose us?
- The unit continues to build up itself for research work, clinical care and education for society & mankind as well.
- Tropical infections like Typhoid, Dengue, Malaria, Chikungunya, Helminthic disease etc, Scrub typhus disease, Tuberculosis, Histoplasmosis, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection, Fevers of unknown origin(FUO), Malignancy related infections, Hospital-acquired infections(HAI), Invasive fungal infections.
- To report infectious infections, monitor disease trends, and take part in disease surveillance activities, the department works with regional and national public health organizations. This aids in supporting larger public health programmes and recovery plans.
- Infectious disease specialists collaborate closely with other medical disciplines, including internal medicine, pediatrics, microbiology, epidemiology, and surgery. They work as part of a multidisciplinary team to ensure comprehensive patient care and effective infection control strategies.
The Packages of Convenience
If you have been diagnosed with an infectious disease or are showing signs of one, you should go to the Infectious Disease Services Department. Treatment for infections brought on by bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites, as well as complex infections or diseases can be received here.
Any medical records, test findings, or imaging reports pertaining to your ailment must be brought with you. Bring a list of your current medications, any allergies you may have, as well as any pertinent medical history.
The diagnosis of infectious diseases may involve various methods, such as physical examination, medical history assessment, laboratory tests (blood, urine, or culture samples), imaging studies (X-rays, CT scans), and molecular diagnostic techniques.
The type and severity of the infection will determine how it is treated. Antibiotics, antiviral, antifungal, antiparasitic, and supportive care are all possible forms of treatment. Based on your condition, the infectious disease specialist will create a custom treatment plan.
Depending on the particular infectious disease, several treatment modalities are used. Antibiotics, antiviral, antifungal, and antiparasitic treatments are only a few examples. The type of illness, its intensity, and the patient’s general health are all taken into account when creating a treatment plan that is specific to each patient’s condition.
By creating methods to reduce the spread of infectious diseases within the hospital, the department is essential to infection control and prevention. This involves steps like immunization campaigns, isolation precautions, and training medical workers in good cleanliness and infection control procedures.
Specialists in infectious diseases, usually referred to as infectious disease physicians, work in the department. These experts are registered physicians and have specialization with knowledge of diagnosing and treating intricate infectious disorders. They collaborate closely with nurses, chemists, microbiologists, and other medical specialists.