Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology
Diseases caused by a disease-causing microbe entering and settling in the body are called Infectious Diseases. As can be understood from the definition, all kinds of febrile and infectious diseases caused by bacteria and viruses are the area of interest of “Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology”. Infectious Diseases are defined as a group of diseases that are common in all countries of the world that can lead to death despite rapid developments in medical technology. Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Specialists Microbiology laboratory establishes the interpretation bridge between the results and the disease and ensures the best service to the patient.
The Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Unit also carries out the necessary studies to control and monitor hospital infections and to minimize these infections; provides training on this subject to patients, their relatives and related personnel. Conscious, appropriate and effective use of antibiotics has a special place in infection control studies.
To inform and vaccinate hospital staff about standard precautions and to prevent communicable diseases. Polyclinic Services: Providing early diagnosis and treatment services of patients, providing vaccination against other infectious diseases, especially Hepatitis B, vaccine preventable (Hepatitis A, measles, rubella, mumps, influenza, tetanus, pneumonia, etc.), patients and patients to educate their relatives about communicable diseases more widely, to ensure that communicable diseases are notified. Also, in our polyclinic; Consultancy services are
also provided on travel health, vaccination against infectious diseases and other protection methods.
A wide range of diseases from flu to meningitis, urinary tract infections to hepatitis, diarrhea, food poisoning and parasitic diseases are included in the field of infectious diseases. In addition, it is among the tasks of the infectious diseases unit to distinguish and evaluate non-infectious diseases with high fever and then refer patients to relevant departments.
Our main areas of interest are;
- Gastrointestinal System Infections
- Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract
- Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
- Urinary Tract Infections
- Musculoskeletal System Infections
- Central Nervous System Infections
- Hematopoietic and Lymphoreticular System Infections
- Cardiovascular System Infections
- Rash Infections
- Sexually Transmitted Infections
- Hospital Infections
- Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV / AIDS)
- Acute and chronic Hepatitis (Jaundice)
- Correct use of antibiotics and antibiotics
- Fever and Fever of Unknown Origin
- Immunization -Vaccination