Epstein-Barr Virus Infections
When teenagers and young adults are infected with the Epstein-Barr Virus, they get mononucleosis. This condition causes a severe sore throat, fever, and swollen glands.
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Pediatric Infectious Disease at Floating Hospital for Children in Boston offers complete diagnostic and therapeutic care for children with infections.
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Doctors + Care Team
Title(s): Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease; Professor of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-0066
Immunizations, Kawasaki disease, immuno-deficiencies, respiratory viruses
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A world-class pediatric teaching hospital shouldn’t make you and your child feel small. At Floating Hospital for Children our littlest patients are our biggest priority. This means we’re committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.
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The Leapfrog Group gave Floating Hospital for Children and Tufts Medical Center an “A” rating for outstanding patient safety in 2014.
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Floating Hospital for Children began its life as a hospital ship in the Boston Harbor in 1894 before coming onshore permanently in 1931.