Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital

Did You Know?

Children can contract different kinds of infectious diseases, and they are different from those that adults can get


For example, children can contract all types of bacterial, parasitic, viral, or fungal infections that involve the respiratory system, stomach and intestinal tract, eyes, ears, or skin.

Our Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialists


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Pediatric Infectious Disease

Children are not “small adults” and their risks for infections differ greatly based on things like age, activity and the ability to fight infection.

Multiple disciplines to diagnose and treat children

Pediatric Immunology

A child with a primary immune deficiency has an immune system that does not work at all, or does not work well, usually due to a hereditary or genetic defect. When that happens, the child will have a reduced ability to resist or get rid of an infectious disease.

Evaluation and Treatment

Center for Allergy, Asthma and Immune Disorders

The Center for Allergy, Asthma and Immune Disorders is a program of Hackensack University Medical Center, one of New Jersey’s premier university-based facilities, it offers a vast range of advanced diagnostic technologies and treatment services.

An Open and Honest Partnership

Children's Cancer Institute

At the Children’s Cancer Institute, we understand the devastation that a diagnosis such as pediatric cancer can have on a family.

A Commitment to Compassionate Care