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Infectious Disease

The Infectious Disease Practice at Children’s Hospital Central California provides inpatient and outpatient diagnosis and management of children with suspected or proven infectious diseases.  Our team works closely with other services, as infectious disease management can be critical in treating patients’ other medical conditions.  In addition, we are tasked with hospital infection control, working to control and eliminate nosocomial infections in the inpatient population.

Services Offered & Conditions Treated

  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Valley Fever – Coccidioidomycosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Meningitis
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Infectious issues in special hosts
  • Prolonged or recurrent fever
  • Home IV Therapy
  • Inpatient Consultation
    • Acute care units
    • PICU
    • NICU
  • Hospital Infection Control
  • Anti-infective Drug Usage

These are some of the most common services available. The division treats most conditions commonly associated with the specialty.

Multidisciplinary Services


  • Valley Fever – Coccidioidomycosis 

Physician Referral Guidelines

Pediatric Infectious Disease Referral Guidelines