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Infectious Diseases Clinic

The UCSF Infectious Diseases Clinic offers evaluation and treatment for a wide range of infectious diseases, with a focus on complex or unusual conditions. We often care for patients with the following concerns:

  • Recurrent infections of the skin or other soft tissue (supportive tissues such as muscles and fat)
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections
  • Infections related to immunosuppression
  • Mycobacterial infections of the lungs and skin
  • Coccidioidomycosis, or valley fever, a type of fungal infection
  • Fever of unknown cause
  • Bone and joint infections

Our dedicated and caring physicians strive to provide the highest quality care in a timely manner.

Doctor referral required

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    Gram-Negative Bloodstream Infection Oral Antibiotic Therapy Trial

    Each participant will be placed in 1 of 5 DOOR levels based on overall clinical response and treatment-related adverse events (AE). The 5 DOOR levels are as follows: successful clinical response and no treatment-related AE (Level ...


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    What to Bring

    • Photo I.D.
    • Health insurance card
    • Insurance authorization, if required
    • Doctor's referral, if required
    • Recent test results related to your condition
    • List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
    • List of questions you may have
    • Device or paper for taking notes

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    San Francisco, CA 94143

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    400 Parnassus Ave., Second Floor
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