Dr. Dennis Duriex is an infectious disease specialist practicing in Lubbock, TX. Dr. Duriex 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.
Education and Training
Ponce Sch of Med, Ponce Pr 1984
Ponce Med School 1984
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Double-blind randomized trial of bismuth subsalicylate and clindamycin for
- Enhancement of antibiotic concentrations in gastric mucosa by H2-receptor antagonist. Implications for treatment of Helicobacter pylori infections.
- Pharmacokinetics of cefuroxime and ciprofloxacin in gastric mucosa: comparison to in vitro inhibitory concentrations against Helicobacter pylori.
- Marshall Univ Affil Hosps, Infectious Diseases; Exempla St Joseph Hosp, Internal Medicine
- Exempla St Joseph Hospital
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Lubbock, TX 79407Get Direction
LUBBOCK, TX 79410Get Direction
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