General resources at a glance
Speciality: Infection and Biology
Referral for virtual monitoring of at risk suspected COVID-19 cases with pulse oximetry
Ebola virus disease is a serious illness that originated in Africa, where there is currently an outbreak.
Which asymptomatic patients need screening for HBV and HCV?
The infectious diseases (ID) UHCW looks after adult patients (over 16) with all types of infection or suspected infection. We are a regional centre for infectious diseases and tropical medicine.
Most patients with COVID 19 fully recover, but some patients may go on to have a variety of persistent symptoms referred to as Post COVID syndrome or formerly Long COVID
Complications of chicken pox in pregnancy include severe maternal varicella and congenital varicella syndrome.
Sepsis - overwhelming infection requiring urgent treatment
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common infections. In order to avoid misdiagnosis of UTI and the subsequent overtreatment / misuse of antibiotics please adhere to the following principles when using dipsticks.
Guidance on when to request wound swabs, interpretation of results
Zika virus disease is mainly spread by mosquitoes.