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Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
1200 E Savannah Avenue; Suite 5
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Linette Linsangan, who practices in McAllen, TX, is a medical specialist in pediatric infectious disease. Dr. Linsangan is a graduate of the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Linsangan (or staff) is conversant in Filipino and Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1200 E Ridge Road; Suite #8
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Ricardo Garcia is an adult infectious disease specialist in McAllen, TX. Dr. Garcia graduated from Cayetano Heredia University. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
4709 S. Jackson
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Livania Zavala-Spinetti works as a pediatric infectious disease specialist in Edinburg, TX. She studied medicine at Luis Razetti School of Medicine. She is rated highly by her patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zavala-Spinetti honors.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1200 E Ridge Road; Suite 8
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Eliana Ochoa's specialty is adult infectious disease. Dr. Ochoa accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She graduated from Cayetano Heredia University.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1200 E Ridge Road; Suite 8
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Mario Berrocal O'Higgins is an adult infectious disease specialist in McAllen, TX and Dallas, TX. He is a graduate of Cayetano Heredia University. Dr. Berrocal O'Higgins is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
1200 E Savannah Avenue; Suite 5
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Wilmer Loja is a medical specialist in pediatric infectious disease. He attended medical school at Cayetano Heredia University. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
4236 N. Mccoll; Suite B
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Enrique Caceres is a specialist in pediatric infectious disease. He works in McAllen, TX. He is a graduate of Cayetano Heredia University. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1200 E Ridge Road; Suite 8
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Luis Rosas sees patients in McAllen, TX. His medical specialty is adult infectious disease. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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What is Infectious Disease?

Infectious disease is a specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of infections, including bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic infections. Infectious disease specialists are trained in the studies of immunology, or how the body fights off infections, as well as epidemiology, or how diseases spread.

Some infectious disease doctors further specialize within the field of infectious disease. For instance, pediatric infectious disease specialists treat children and teens with serious infections. Others focus specifically on patients who have HIV or AIDS, as these conditions commonly cause patients to contract unusual and severe infections.

Most common infections can be treated by a general physician without problems. A referral to an infectious disease specialist might be made in cases such as:
  • An infection that is difficult to diagnose
  • An extremely high fever
  • An infection that is not responding to treatment
  • A patient traveling to a foreign country where the risk for infection is high
  • A patient with a chronic illness or infection that requires frequent treatment, such as HIV

Infectious disease specialists often use lab work to diagnose infections. They may culture a wound or look for the presence of antibodies in the blood. Treatment may include vaccinations, antifungals, or antibiotics. Infectious disease specialists are skilled at prescribing appropriate antibiotics for specific infections and knowing when the benefits outweigh the risks of side effects for using them.