Infectious disease (medical specialty)

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Infectious disease (infectiology)
Gram stain 01.jpg
Gram stain o bacteria: a test frequently performed in infectiology
Signeeficant diseases Infections, e.g. osteomyelitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, influenza, an aa public heal issues e.g. epidemics, antimicrobial resistance, bioterrorism
Signeeficant tests Gram stainin, microbiological culturs (includin bluid culturs), serological tests, genoteepin, polymerase cheen reaction (PCR), medical eemagin
Specialist Infectious disease specialist, Infectiologist

Infectious disease, an aa kent as infectious diseases, infectious medicine, infectious disease medicine or infectiology, is a medical specialty dealin wi the diagnosis, control an treatment o infections.