Infectious disease (medical specialty)
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|Significant diseases||Infections, HIV/AIDS, Pneumonia, Osteomyelitis, Tuberculosis|
|Significant tests||Indium-111 WBC scan, Blood culture|
Infectious disease is a medical specialty dealing with infections. It is often practiced together with tropical medicine, as many diseases acquired in tropical and subtropical areas are infective in nature.
- Joint Royal Colleges Postgraduate Training Board. "Infectious Diseases". Retrieved 2013-12-12.
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