Infectious disease

Infectious disease is the medical specialty practiced by doctors who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of complex infections, whether caused by bacteria, virus, fungus, or other infectous agent. They treat people who have chronic (long-term) infections or disorders such as HIV or tuberculosis. Some may have a focus of their practice such as patients with HIV or tropical diseases. Before you consult with a infection disease specialist, it is good to know if he has a focus of practice within his specialty, and if he is certified by the Sociedade Brasileira de Infectologia, which is the official organization recognized by the Associação Médica Brasiliera.

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