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Infectious disease specialty overview

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Marshfield Clinic infectious disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions resulting from all types of infections. These can include Infections caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites.

Infectious diseases treated

Many common infections can be treated by your primary care provider. Your doctor may refer you to an infectious disease specialist if the infection is difficult to diagnose, accompanied by a high fever or does not respond to treatment.

Infectious disease specialists see patients suffering from but not limited to:

  • Blastomycosis
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Complicated urinary tract infections
  • Heart valve infections
  • Lyme disease
  • Malaria and other tropical diseases
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella​
  • Meningitis
  • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
  • Pneumonia
  • Post-operative infections
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Tick-borne infections
  • Travel Medicine
  • Tuberculosis
​​​Immunization Records​

Mar​shfield Clinic infectious disease specialists are dedicated to preventing infectious diseases as well as treating them. They recommend that Marshfield Clinic patients register for My Marshfield Clinic, a secure patient portal, and access up-to-date immunization records for their entire family.​​​​

Vaccines & Immunizations

Visit our immunization information hub to learn more about immunization recommendations by age group and specific vaccine-preventable diseases. Learn more about vaccines. >

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