Among the infectious diseases include familiar to us seasonal colds, and serious diseases such as tuberculosis, viral hepatitis, various mycoses (fungal infections), and many others. A number of infectious diseases difficult to treat, takes a chronic form and can cause serious harm to the body.
In the possession of the Israel of infectiologists there are the following methods of examination of patients:
- bacteriological methods isolation of the pathogen from the biological environment of the organism, establishing the type of pathogen, its sensitivity to various drugs);
- virological methods isolation and cultivation of viruses on nutrient media, determining the type of virus);
- a blood test for the presence of specific antibodies to the pathogen;
- viral load.
In addition to the specific laboratory tests may be conducted a number of research tools, if the doctor there was such a need. For example, if the patient has pulmonary tuberculosis will be required performing radiography of the chest.
- Antibiotics are prescribed only after determining sensitivity to the pathogen.
- Treatment of viral diseases is the use of modern medicines, which are assigned according to the latest schema.
- Therapy long flowing infections complement immunomodulators, drugs and procedures restorative actions.
- Patients with a weakened immune system, as well as those who are at risk for infectious diseases, offer vaccinated.
Clinics in this area
Rambam Medical CenterHaifa State Hospital
Sheba Medical CenterRamat Gan State Hospital
Sourasky Medical CenterTel Aviv State Hospital
Hadassah Medical CenterJerusalem Proprietary hospital
Assaf Harofeh Medical CenterBe'er Ya'akov State Hospital
Edith Wolfson HospitalHolon State Hospital
Galilee Medical CenterNagaria State Hospital
Shaare Zedek Medical CenterJerusalem Proprietary hospital
Laniado Hospital - Sanz Medical CenterNetanya Proprietary hospital
Hillel Yaffe Medical CenterHadera State Hospital
Carmel Medical CenterHaifa State Hospital
Shaar Menashe Mental Health CenterSha'ar Menashe State Hospital
Rabin Medical CenterPetah Tikva State Hospital
Soroka Medical CenterBeersheba State Hospital
Emek Medical CenterAfula State Hospital
Barzilai Medical CenterAshkelon State Hospital
Schneider Children's Medical CenterPetah Tikva State Hospital
The Edmond and Lily Safra Children's HospitalRamat Gan State Hospital
Meyer Children's HospitalHaifa State Hospital
Dana Children's HospitalTel Aviv State Hospital
Alyn Hospital Pediatric and Adolescent Rehabilitation CenterJerusalem Not available
Elisha HospitalHaifa Proprietary hospital
Lowenstein Hospital - Rehabilitation CenterRaanana Proprietary hospital
Beit Rivka Geriatric Medical CenterPetah Tikva State Hospital
Horev Medical CenterHaifa State Hospital
Reuth Medical & Rehabilitation CenterTel Aviv Not available
Matzpen Mental Health CenterTel Aviv Proprietary hospital
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