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Dell Children's - Infectious Disease Mueller

Pediatric specialists at Dell Children's - Infectious Disease Mueller in Austin, TX, for children with infectious diseases and infections.

Advanced pediatric infectious disease care

Fever often occurs when the body is trying to fight an infection. If your child is experiencing symptoms of an infection, specialists at Dell Children's - Infectious Disease Mueller are here for your child and family. Our team of pediatric specialists has the expertise to diagnose and treat bacterial, viral, fungal and parasite infections. 

Care for complex childhood illness and infections

If your child’s infection does not respond to treatment, they may need to see an infectious disease specialist. Your child’s doctor starts by listening to you and your child. By getting to know your child, we create a personalized care plan to diagnose and treat your child’s infection. We specialize in treating infectious diseases, including:

  • Bone and joint infection
  • Congenital infections (present at birth)
  • Encephalitis (inflammation of the brain)
  • Endocarditis (inflammation of the heart valve)
  • Fevers of unknown origin
  • Fungal infections
  • Infections in immuno-compromised children
  • Infections in newborns
  • Infections related to technology, such as mechanical ventilation, prosthetic materials and device infections
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Lymphadenitis (enlarged lymph nodes due to infection)
  • Meningitis (inflammation of the membrane covering the brain and spinal cord)
  • Necrotizing fasciitis
  • Parasitic infections
  • Pneumonia (complicated or atypical)
  • Postoperative and hospital-acquired infections
  • Sepsis
  • Tick-borne infections, such as lyme disease
  • Travel-related illness, such as typhoid fever, malaria and gastroenteritis
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Viral infections, such as COVID-19, hepatitis, HSV, CMV, EBV, enterovirus and HIV

If your child is experiencing a life-threatening medical emergency, including high fever or shortness of breath, go to the nearest ER and call 911.

Dell Children's - Infectious Disease Mueller