Infectious disease care across the Wasatch Front
At MountainStar Healthcare, our infectious disease experts are specially trained to provide skilled insight regarding the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of all types of infections.
Our specialists have access to accurate testing procedures and advanced therapies. We will be able to determine what treatment is needed for various infections and what antibiotics, if any, should be administered.
For more information about our infectious disease services or for help finding a doctor, call our free, 24/7 Consult-A-Nurse line at (801) 715-4152.
What is an infectious disease?
There are many types of infectious diseases, ranging in seriousness from the common cold to sexually transmitted diseases. At MountainStar Healthcare, our specialists are experienced in treating a wide range of infectious diseases.
Infectious diseases can be spread through a variety of ways, including:
- Direct contact, such as shaking hands
- Insect and animal bites
- Kissing and sexual contact
- Sharing food or drink
Infectious disease can spread in the form of:
Some infectious diseases can be treated through rest and oral medications, and others may require hospitalization and intravenous antibiotics. When advanced care is necessary, our specialists are here to help.
Infectious disease treatment
We understand the idea of an infectious disease can be overwhelming, which is why our specialists provide comprehensive, compassionate care for patients. We work with patients on-one-one to determine the cause of their infection and determine the best treatment option.
Our infectious disease experts diagnose and treat many infectious diseases, such as:
- Joint and bone infections
- Infections in bone marrow
- Infections in organ transplant recipients
- Postoperative infections
- Sexually transmitted diseases, including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
Infectious disease at MountainStar Healthcare
Infectious diseases are caused by a virus, bacteria, fungus or parasite and can be transmitted through multiple sources, including insects, animals or food and water.Learn about Infectious disease