Infectious disease (medical specialty)

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Infectious disease (infectiology)
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Gram stain o bacteria: a test frequently performed in infectiology
Signeeficant diseasesInfections, e.g. osteomyelitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, influenza, an aa public heal issues e.g. epidemics, antimicrobial resistance, bioterrorism
Signeeficant testsGram stainin, microbiological culturs (includin bluid culturs), serological tests, genoteepin, polymerase cheen reaction (PCR), medical eemagin
SpecialistInfectious 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.