Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology

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Providing expert clinical care and generating new knowledge about pediatric infectious diseases.

Join us Friday, June 15, 2018 in the Wilf Family Center for the conference Cytomegalovirus Biology and Infection Update: Increasing Knowledge and Awareness of Congenital CMV Infection

Increase your knowledge and awareness about the problem of congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, the most common infectious disease that causes deafness in children. If You Don't Pass (the newborn hearing test), Screen (for CMV infection)!

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Training

Our ACGME accredited, 3 year program provides mentored laboratory training opportunities in basic and translational sciences focusing on: malaria pathogenesis; neonatal immunology; congenital viral infections; salmonella infection; pertussis; stretococcal infection.


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Our faculty are committed to discovering new knowledge about pediatric infectious diseases.

Information for Parents

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What causes ear infections?  Can I prevent my child's ear infections?  Is there a special clinic at the University of Minnesota for children with ear problems?