Infectious Diseases Clinical Services
Infectious Diseases Clinical Services

Services Offered

  • Inpatient diagnostic evaluation and management at Adele Hall Campus
    • Primary infectious diseases consultation service
    • Immunocompromised host consultation service
  • Inpatient diagnostic evaluation and management at Children's Mercy Kansas.
  • Outpatient evaluation and management at Adele Hall campus and Children's Mercy Kansas.

Commonly Treated Conditions

  • Fever
  • Chronic or recurrent infections
  • Serious systemic infections
  • Infections in the immunocompromised host
  • Foreign body-related infections
  • Post operative and hospital-acquired infections
  • HIV infection
  • Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Lymphadenitis/lymphadenopathy
  • Musculo-skeletal infections
  • Tick-borne infections
  • Tuberculosis
  • Intra-abdominal infection
  • Cat Scratch Disease
  • Gastrointestinal infection
  • Recurrent MRSA skin infection


Infectious Diseases Clinic

The pediatric specialists in the Division of Infectious Diseases are available for outpatient consultation upon request for children with a variety of known or suspected infections. Learn more about the Infectious Diseases Clinic.

International Adoption Clinic

Our International Adoption Clinic provides pre- and post-adoption services to families adopting children from abroad. It is intended to augment the care provided by the child's primary health care provider. Services include both initial evaluations and initiation of treatment for infections. Find out more about the International Adoption Clinic.

Healthy Departures Travel Medicine Clinic

When children or teens and their parents are planning to travel outside the country, visit the only travel clinic in the Kansas City region exclusively dedicated to their needs. Learn more about the Travel Medicine Clinic.

Special Immunology Clinic

Our health care providers offer expert evaluation and management of children with special immune problems, such as HIV infection and primary immune deficiencies.

Home Care

Our physicians typically follow up on a weekly basis with children who receive intravenous antibiotics at home. For more information, contact Children's Mercy Home Care.


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