Columbia Infectious Disease Doctors
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Top Infectious Disease Doctors in Columbia, TN
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 Columbia, TN has a population of approximately 54,469 people. There is 1 infectious disease doctor near Columbia, which gives it a ratio of 1 infectious disease doctor per 54,469 residents or a ratio of 1 infectious disease doctor per 21,443 households. There are 21,443 households in Columbia.