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Infectious Diseases

The Department of Infectious Diseases specialises in the management of acute and chronic infections.

Established in 2014, the department has a busy Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) service, a dedicated infectious diseases clinic and a viral hepatitis clinic in conjunction with the St.Vincent’s University Hospital hepatology service. The department is also involved in research and postgraduate training.


  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection
  • Prevention Support Clinic (PSC) – Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Viral hepatitis, including hepatitis B and C virus infection
  • Bone and soft tissue infections
  • Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT)
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Infections in organ transplant recipients
  • Infections in the returning traveller
  • Recurrent infections and immunodeficiency



Referral Information

We accept consultant and GP referrals to our outpatient department. Please address referrals to Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4.

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tel:  (01) 2213363
fax:  (01) 2213331


1st Floor
Clinical Services Building
St. Vincent’s University Hospital
Elm Park
Dublin 4

Opening Hours

Mon to Fri: 08.30 – 17.00