Division of Infectious Diseases

What’s all the buzz about West Nile Virus?

This summer, we have seen several cases of West Nile infection, prompting many questions related to the infection. So, what’s all the buzz about West Nile? Drs. Jasmine Marcelin and Kelly Cawcutt compiled some answers to Frequently Asked Questions about West Nile. What is West Nile Virus?  West Nile Virus is spread via mosquito bites.  Mosquitos get the virus by biting infected birds.  In North America,… Continue Reading

Welcome!

We are THRILLED to announce the start of our UNMC Infectious Diseases blog. We are committed to serving on the forefront of our specialty and to inspire others to be increasingly involved with Infectious Diseases. We are a complex practice including General Infectious Diseases, HIV, Oncology ID, Transplant ID, ID and Critical Care, Infection Control, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Biocontainment and more! We strive for excellence in… Continue Reading