Yuma Infectious Disease Doctors
- 4 Board certified
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- Average rating is 3.3 stars
- Average wait time is 16 minutes
What are Infectious Disease Specialists?
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.
The area of Yuma, AZ has a population of approximately 425,673 people. There are 4 infectious disease doctors near Yuma, which gives it a ratio of 1 infectious disease doctor per 106,418 residents or a ratio of 1 infectious disease doctor per 38,279 households. There are 153,114 households in Yuma.