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Infectious disease specialty overview

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Marshfield Clinic infectious disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions resulting from all types of infections. These can include Infections caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites.

Infectious diseases treated

Many common infections can be treated by your primary care provider. Your doctor may refer you to an infectious disease specialist if the infection is difficult to diagnose, accompanied by a high fever or does not respond to treatment.

Infectious disease specialists see patients suffering from but not limited to:

  • Blastomycosis
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Complicated urinary tract infections
  • Heart valve infections
  • Lyme disease
  • Malaria and other tropical diseases
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella
  • Meningitis
  • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
  • Pneumonia
  • Post-operative infections
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Tick-borne infections
  • Travel Medicine
  • Tuberculosis
​​ Immunization Records

Marshfield Clinic infectious disease specialists are dedicated to preventing infectious diseases as well as treating them. They recommend that Marshfield Clinic patients register for My Marshfield Clinic, a secure patient portal, and access up-to-date immunization records for their entire family.

Vaccines & Immunizations

Visit our immunization information hub to learn more about immunization recommendations by age group and specific vaccine-preventable diseases. Learn more about vaccines. >

​Travel Medicine Service

Planning for a safe and healthy trip is an important part of travel preparations.

Consultations are available for patients of all ages who plan to travel to underdeveloped regions or countries with resource-limited settings where certain infectious diseases may be more common, including Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Appointments can be made for pre-travel medical evaluations, destination-specific advice for prevention of malaria and other mosquito-borne diseases, prevention and treatment of traveler’s diarrhea and vaccines and prescriptions for travel.

Appointments are available at Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield. Schedule an appointment or learn more about travel medicine services: 715-387-5033.

Learn more about how to prepare for a safe, healthy family vacation. >​