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Speciality: Infection and Biology

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Ebola Virus

  

Ebola virus disease is a serious illness that originated in Africa, where there is currently an outbreak.

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Infectious Diseases & Tuberculosis (TB)

  

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.

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Post COVID Syndrome (Long COVID) GP Referral

  

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

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Sepsis Guidance

  

Sepsis - overwhelming infection requiring urgent treatment

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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

  

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.

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Wound Swab

  

Guidance on when to request wound swabs, interpretation of results