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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Infectious Diseases

The mission of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Hackensack University Medical Center is to enhance the quality of care by assisting in the diagnosis, treatment or prevention of conditions caused by an infection.

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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.

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The 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.

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We believe that patients are more than a collection of symptoms, and our philosophy is to treat the entire patient through a multidisciplinary approach to care.