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Dr. Richard Jacobs, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Little Rock, AR. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Infectious Disease. Dr. Jacobs is affiliated with Arkansas Children's Hospital. He speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Richard Jacobs has the following 26 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 2 board certifications.
An infectious disease specialist has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases.
Infectious diseases, also known as contagious or transmissible diseases, are those that stem from pathogen from a host organism. These infections may spread to other carriers through physical touch, airborne inhalation, bodily fluids or contaminated foods.
Infectious disease specialists identify whether the disease is caused by bacteria, a virus, a fungus or a parasite often through blood tests and then determine what course of treatment, if any, is necessary.
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