Infectious Disease Care

HIV Resources

Treating & caring for infectious diseases in New Orleans

While there have been great strides in the prevention of HIV transmission and the care of HIV and AIDS since 1981, many people still have questions about these infections. The updated information on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's basic information page is designed to answer some of these questions based on the best available science.

Visit the AIDSinfo website for fact sheets on topics such as:

  • Information about HIV transmission and ways to prevent it
  • HIV transmission and sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention for persons infected with HIV
  • General HIV treatment information including combining drugs
  • Interpretation of blood and lab tests
  • Managing symptoms and side effects

Other great on-line resources about HIV & AIDS

Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to learn about prevention, co-morbidities, treatment. H1N1 flu and more.

Access other recommended websites such as:

Defining Quality

  • Joint Commission National Quality Approval Award
    The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
  • American College of Surgeons: Verified Trauma Center
    The Norman E. McSwain, Jr, MD, Spirit of Charity Trauma Center only verified Level 1 Trauma Center in South Louisiana.
  • City Business - Best Places to Work
    The Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Center (CPHC) at University Medical Center New Orleans was awarded top-tier accreditation from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA).
  • PHA Center of Comprehensive Care Award
    University Medical Center New Orleans is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center with a full stroke team on call 24/7 to immediately care for patients with stroke symptoms.
  • American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Primary Stroke Center
  • Commission on Cancer Accedited Program logo
    The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
  • Commission on Cancer Accedited Program logo
    University Medical Center has been designated an Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (ISDA).