Infectious Disease

Infectious Diseases is the branch of medicine that involves the diagnosis, treatment, and management of a host of microbial illnesses that arise in the human body. The causative agents of infectious diseases are pathogenic microbes - bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites.

The Infectious Disease Unit at Medway Hospitals provides comprehensive treatment, care, and management for numerous disorders that are acute and life-threatening. Inpatient and outpatient consultations are available, and the department provides outstanding treatment and guidance for long-term fevers and other underlying infections. For patients who are currently infected, advice on travel, safety, immunizations, and other precautions is also given.

A variety of services are offered at the facility, such as:

  • World-class equipment to treat numerous infectious diseases

  • Quality control on a regular basis through testing

  • Antibiotics chosen by a specialist for best-suited for each individual

  • Aim to reduce antibiotic resistance, which is an imminent medical-related danger in the future, owing to continuous antibiotic misuse

The Infectious Diseases Unit at Medway Hospitals constantly monitors and promptly treats patients who are susceptible to contracting infections, such as:

  • Patients in medical/surgical intensive care units

  • Patients in obstetrics and gynecology

  • Patients with cancer

  • Recipients of Stem Cell Transplants

  • Outpatients receiving antibiotics via parenteral administration (OPAT).

  • Patients with multidrug infections

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FAQ'S

Infectious diseases are caused by microorganisms together with viruses, bacteria, fungi, or parasites and can spread between people.
COVID19 develops in three basic ways:
  • Breathing the air near an infected person exhaling small droplets and debris containing the virus
  • Those small droplets and deposits that contain viruses that get into the eyes, nose, or mouth, especially from splashes and sprays such as coughing or sneezing
  • Touching the eyes, nose, or mouth with the palms that have the virus

Our Doctors

Dr. SURESH KUMAR

MD, FNB ( Infectious Diseases)

Senior Consultant Infectious disease