UW Health's infectious disease specialists are active in many research activities, including: 
  • Hospital epidemiology
  • The rational use of antibiotics for treating life threatening infection
  • Virulence mechanisms of bacterial pathogens
  • Antimicrobial pharmacology
  • Animal models of bacterial infection
  • The seroepidemiology of viral-caused myocarditis/cariomypopathy and Type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Serodiagnosis of deep fungal infection
  • Endotoxic shock
  • Polymorphonuclear granulocyte function
  • Staphylococcal infection
  • Prevention of infection in nursing homes
  • AIDS and HIV infection, opportunistic infections