This AHC Section is involved with internationally-known talent dedicated to providing the highest quality treatments, research, and patient care possible. Infectious Diseases are one of the leading and most comprehensive problems in the world.

The Department offers quantifiable care for people and in the community with a range of infections and infectious diseases. General infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, with a statewide HIV service, hospital-acquired infections and antimicrobial resistance, infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship, travel-related infections, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases and infections in immunocompromised patients (including critical care, burns, cystic fibrosis and solid organ – lung, heart and kidney, and stem cell transplant recipients).

The following services are provided here :

  • General Infectious Diseases
  • Victorian HIV Service
  • Infection Prevention and Healthcare Epidemiology
  • Infectious Diseases in Specialist Medical Units
  • Immunocompromised Host Service
  • Viral Hepatitis Service
  • Spleen Australia
  • Travel Medicine
  • Antibiotic Stewardship