Pediatric Infectious Disease

The Division of Allergy Immunology & Infectious Diseases at The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital offers a variety of comprehensive care to children with allergies or infectious diseases. The pediatric specialists in this division assist in the diagnosis and management of children with a variety of known or suspected infections as well as immune deficiencies.


Children are commonly referred for an outpatient evaluation of recurrent or prolonged infections, persistent fever, suspected immune deficiency, enlarged lymph nodes, pneumonia, and a wide range of childhood infections. Children with meningitis, encephalitis, bone infections, endocarditis, and a spectrum of serious or difficult-to-treat infections are usually evaluated by an infectious disease specialist as an inpatient at The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter's University Hospital.

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