Infectious Disease Services at Norton Healthcare

Norton Infectious Disease Specialists are board certified and skilled in managing and treating a wide range of diseases caused by bacteria and viruses. Norton Infectious Disease Specialists’ services include:

  • Bone and joint infections
  • Clostridium difficile (C. diff)
  • Diabetic foot infections
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Immune disorders
  • Mycobacterium
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Pneumonia
  • PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) and PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis)
  • Shingles
  • Syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases
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Hepatitis C is contagious — know the risk factors that make infection more likely

The sharing of used needles as well as blood transfusions before 1992 have been the main causes of hepatitis C transmission in the United States. Anyone can get the hepatitis C virus, and 3 in […]

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The baby boomer-hepatitis C connection

Baby boomers are five times more likely to have a hepatitis C infection, because they may have been exposed to the virus before precautions were taken with medical equipment and blood supply screening. Hepatitis C […]

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HIV in pregnancy: You can have HIV and have a healthy baby

Deanna Polsgrove, practice manager for Norton Infectious Disease Specialists, considers patients to be like family. She cries with them and celebrates with them. So, when a patient gave birth to a healthy baby girl, Deanna […]

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Understanding PEP and PrEP in prevention of HIV

Advancements are helping to prevent the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Medications that can help prevent the spread of HIV are available for those who are exposed or at an increased risk. The Centers […]

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HIV testing near me: Where to go for a rapid HIV test and other options

In 2019, the prognosis for people diagnosed with HIV has improved dramatically compared to decades ago. With treatment, they can manage the virus and live long, healthy lives. HIV testing is important to diagnosing the […]

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Hepatitis C is contagious — know the risk factors that make infection more likely

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The baby boomer-hepatitis C connection

Baby boomers are five times more likely to have a hepatitis C infection, because they may have been exposed to the virus before precautions were taken with medical equipment and blood supply screening. Hepatitis C […]

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Deanna Polsgrove, practice manager for Norton Infectious Disease Specialists, considers patients to be like family. She cries with them and celebrates with them. So, when a patient gave birth to a healthy baby girl, Deanna […]

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Understanding PEP and PrEP in prevention of HIV

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HIV testing near me: Where to go for a rapid HIV test and other options

In 2019, the prognosis for people diagnosed with HIV has improved dramatically compared to decades ago. With treatment, they can manage the virus and live long, healthy lives. HIV testing is important to diagnosing the […]

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