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Department of Infectious Diseases

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.


Infectious Disease Treatment

Treatment and Diagnosis

Diagnosis and treatment of a variety of infectious diseases, including bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic infections are done at Kothari. To precisely diagnose the particular infectious agent and create effective treatment plans, they make use of a variety of diagnostic techniques, including laboratory tests, imaging, and clinical assessments.

Outbreak Management

Prevention and handling of infection dissemination inside the hospital and the community are the responsibility of the department during outbreaks of infectious diseases like influenza, COVID-19, or other communicable diseases.

Preventive Medicine

The department places a strong emphasis on preventive measures to lower the risk of infection transmission in addition to treating current infections. This includes educating patients, promoting good hygiene, and supporting vaccination.

Vaccination Services

Our infectious disease experts are essential in creating vaccination regimens and advising immunizations for patients of all ages. To guard against diseases that can be prevented, they stay current on the most recent immunization recommendations.

Consultations for Complex Cases

Doctors from different departments often consult our infectious disease experts when handling complex cases including difficult infections or antibiotic-resistant organisms. The best patient care is made possible by cooperative efforts.

Travel Medicine

When visiting various parts of the world, tourists may be subject to certain health hazards. For information on immunizations, preventive measures, and health precautions particular to the vacation locations, the Infectious Disease Department offers travel medicine consultations.

Why Choose Us

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.


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.

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