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We offer care for children and teens with diseases caused by bacteria, parasites, fungi or viruses. Our team provides a broad range of services including diagnosis, inpatient and outpatient consultations, immune deficiency evaluations and treatment of recurring infections.
New hope in fight against deadly brain-eating amoeba
On June 17, 2016, Cook Children’s became the first hospital in Texas to carry Miltefosine, a drug that has shown success in treating Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM), the brain infection caused by the water-born amoeba, known as Naegleria fowleri. Until recently, Miltefosine was only available through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and had to be shipped to hospitals on a patient-by-patient basis. Having Miltefosine on hand at Cook Children’s means patients will not have to wait for a shipment to arrive, increasing their odds of survival. It also means quicker access to the drug for hospitals across Texas and the region. Learn more about the fight against this deadly amoeba.
We diagnose and treat children with infectious diseases such as:
Our team provides the following services to infectious disease patients:
We act as consultants for primary care doctors of children and teens with infectious disease. It is important that your child also remain under the care of their primary care physician, who will be able to consult with the infectious disease physician treating them.
Before traveling out of the country, it’s important for children to be properly vaccinated. Immunization guidelines differ for specific areas of the world. Our international travel program offers:
All services are personalized and based on specific travel itineraries, planned activities and the patient’s health history.
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