Infectious Disease

Infectious Disease

Infectious diseases are caused by organisms such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi entering the body. Often these illnesses can be passed from person to person.

At Banner Health, we diagnose, treat and manage infectious diseases. We specialize in:

  • Treating HIV infection
  • Bacterial infections, including pneumonia, endocarditis and abscesses
  • Infections in immunocompromised hosts
  • Valley fever
  • Outpatient antibiotic therapy

Many of Banner Health's facilities have doctors on staff who specialize in treating infectious diseases.

Infection Prevention Near You

2800 E Ajo way
Tucson, AZ 85713

Banner – University Medical Center South boasts a clinic specializing in infectious disease.

HIV Clinic

Our Petersen HIV Clinic provides comprehensive care for people in Southern Arizona with HIV or AIDS. With the support of the Ryan White Program, all eligible HIV-positive patients can receive primary care at reduced or no cost. If you are interested in services offered by the Petersen HIV Clinic, please call (520) 694-8888.

Travel Clinic

Our Travel Clinic offers vaccinations to people planning to travel to foreign locations and treats people with a variety of infections including:

  • MRSA
  • Meningitis
  • Encephalitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis
  • Hepatitis
  • Tick-borne illnesses
  • Tropical diseases like malaria

Academic Medicine Difference

The partnership between Banner Health and the University of Arizona brings clinical care delivery, education and research to the forefront of the patient experience. 

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