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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PED - 746 Pediatric Infectious Disease

This course focuses on clinical and laboratory evaluation of pediatric infections. An active inpatient consultation service provides ample opportunity for patient evaluation and follow-up. Correct use of laboratory facilities is stressed. Pathophysiology of infectious diseases, differential diagnosis, and antibiotic use are discussed on daily ward rounds and weekly conferences. Students see outpatients with diagnostic problems as well as attend specialized clinics for children with HIV infection, tuberculosis and congenital toxoplasmosis. Elective Retake Counts for Credit: Yes. Pass/No Pass Grading Allowed: Yes. Credit(s): 4