East Texas Infectious Disease Consultants (ETIDC) is composed of physicians who have received specialized training in infectious diseases. This includes diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and other microscopic organisms that may invade an individual's body and result in illness. The physicians of ETIDC are trained in evaluation both children and adults, that are suspected of having an infection using various diagnostic tests to determine the specific cause.
Upon identification of an etiology, treatment is typically instituted consisting of an antibiotic administered either by mouth or intravenously (directly into a vein.) Antimicrobial treatment can often be managed on an outpatient basis but in cases of more serious illness may require hospitalization.
- 4 full-time licensed nurses
- Over 18 years experience in
- State-of-the-art equipment
- Timely access to treatment
- Reduced patient/insurance
- Reduced hospital stays
- Improved, faster recovery times
- One on One access to special-
Patients are typically seen on a referral basis from your primary physician. ETIDC works closely with case managers and third party payers to provide the most effective and cost efficient treatments available.
Other services provided by ETIDC include an outpatient infusion center (providing in office infusion as well as instruction in home antibiotic administration), skin and soft tissue infection clinic, travel medicine clinic, consultative supervision of hospital epidemiology/infection control programs and antimicrobial stewardship supervision.
With ETIDC it may be possible to reduce your patients expensive hospital stay allowing the potential for a quicker recovery at home.
Contact us today for more information on how we may be able to help you and your patient.