Cedar Crest Infectious Disease Doctors
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Top Infectious Disease Doctors in Cedar Crest, NM
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 Cedar Crest, NM has a population of approximately 2,552 people. There is 1 infectious disease doctor near Cedar Crest, which gives it a ratio of 1 infectious disease doctor per 2,552 residents or a ratio of 1 infectious disease doctor per 1,131 households. There are 1,131 households in Cedar Crest.