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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

Our locations

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    Decorative Caduceus

    COVID Protection After Transplant-Immunosuppression Reduction

    Serum antibody titer will be measured using the Roche Elecsys®) severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus type 2 serological (anti-SARS-CoV-2) S assay.

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Pneumonia in the ImmunoCompromised - Use of the Karius Test for the Detection of Undiagnosed Pa...

    Percent of patients with ≥1 pathogen identified by the Karius Test collected at enrollment that is adjudicated as a probable cause of the subject's index pneumonia event with no pathogen identified as a probable cause of the subje...

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Phase II Trial of Tesamorelin for Cognition in Aging HIV-Infected Persons

    Change in neurocognitive performance measured by Global Deficit Score (GDS)

    Recruiting

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    Preparing for your appointment

    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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    350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 908
    San Francisco, CA 94143

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    400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94143

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