In Which case should you consult an infectologist?
If you have any of the following symptoms or tests, you may want to see a specialist:
- Acute and chronic diarrheal conditions
- In case of suspicion of intestinal parasites (nematode, tapeworm, giardiasis)
- Jaundice, various liver diseases
- Skin rashes of unknown origin
- Diseases of tropical origin
- In case of any microbiological (virological, bacteriological, mycological, parasitological) finding
- Interpretation of other medical findings, exclusion of infection, identification based on previous examinations, counseling
- Non-travel vaccination counseling for adults
- Carrying out immunization against tick-borne encephalitis in connection with the treatment of Lyme disease
- Administration of other vaccines
- Issuance of clinical parasitological and infectological expertise
What can you expect on an Infectology private examination?
After the recording of detailed medical history , a physical examination is also performed. Then it follows:
- Routine laboratory tests
- special microbiological tests for the detection of pathogens (virus, bacteria, fungi, parasites)
- treatment of acute Lyme disease, immunization against tick-borne encephalitis
Serology examines the reactions and properties and interactions of antibody (immunoglobin) production in the body as a result of fungal, bacterial or viral infections. This allows the doctor to determine which medicine can be successful with the treatment.