Infectious Disease is a department that diagnoses, treats and prevents microbial infection and treats febrile patients finding the cause of fever.
Infectious diseases can occur in various parts of our body by various microorganisms: bacteria, virus, fungus, rickettsia or parasite. Appropriate diagnosis and treatment is available for various infectious diseases occur in major body organs, immunocompromised patients such as cancer or transplant patients, systemic infection such as sepsis or infection acquired during hospitalization.
We also diagnose and treat AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases.
Adult immunization clinic provides counseling and assessment for high-risk age groups or patients with chronic illnesses to ensure proper vaccination schedules and receive vaccinations. In addition, travel medicine clinic provides information on various infectious diseases in overseas, and provides counseling and treatment for safe travel, medication prescription as well as health management after returning home.
Adult vaccination clinics are available separately to provide counseling and differentiated professional care for vaccination.
Due to the development of living environment and air transportation, global number of tourists continues to increase, and today, more than 100 million people are traveling by airplane worldwide, and the number of international tourists is known to be 880 million. More than 20% of overseas travelers suffer from one or more health problems, and about 5% experience medical problems that require medical treatment, and one per 100,000 people dies from travel accident or illness. Travel Medicine Clinic provides preventive information about diarrhea, dengue fever and malaria that may occur during overseas travel or business trips, and suggest appropriate treatment when facing such events.