Infectious disease (medical specialty)
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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.