Dr. Maria Catalina Merrick DO
Infectious Disease Specialist | Infectious Disease3048 N Wilton Ave Fl 1 Chicago IL, 60657
Dr. Maria Merrick is an infectious disease specialist practicing in Chicago, IL. Dr. Merrick specializes in infections that are difficult to diagnose or unresponsive to treatments, such as HIV or airborne infections from a foreign country. Infectious disease specialists usually work with conditions that are not treatable by a primary physician but it is important to keep contact with the primary physician in order to receive information about the patients history and for deciding which diagnostic tests are appropriate.
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The causing factor of chickenpox and the ways of transmissionThe causing agent is a virus called varicella-zoster, which is an airborne and really contagious germ. It can be spread while coughing and sneezing, with little droplets of the mucus thrown from the nose and throat. Another way of catching...
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