Infectious Disease Services at Penn Presbyterian
 
Infectious Disease Services at Penn Presbyterian
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Services and Programs

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Clinic
We provide comprehensive care for individuals living with HIV infection including:

  • Physical examinations.
  • Developmental assessments.
  • Laboratory tests, including HIV screening.
  • Counseling and psychological support.
  • Coordination of the services required for the care of HIV-positive patients and their families.
  • Coordination of hospital- and community-based care for HIV-positive patients.
  • Referrals to other physicians and health professionals and/or community agencies, when appropriate.
  • Education for patients, families and the community.

Viral Hepatitis Clinic
Our viral hepatitis clinic provides a multidisciplinary approach to the care of patients living with chronic viral hepatitis. Our program includes:

  • Physical evaluation of patients with confirmed or suspected acute or chronic infections due to hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and hepatitis D/delta virus (HDV), including those co-infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
  • Implementation of  U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved treatments for viral hepatitis.
  • Education for patients and families.
  • Counseling and psychological support.
  • Development of nutritional  programs.
  • Liver function assessment.
  • Access to cutting-edge therapies in clinical trials (when available).

Co-Infection Clinic
We offer a unique program dedicated to the care of patients co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C. The program identifies candidates with HIV and hepatitis C co-infection and creates a specialized treatment program to address the specific needs of those patients.

 


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