Infectious diseases

Infectious diseases in a nutshell

  • Infectious diseases is the specialism that deals with infections and diseases that are caused by bacteria, viruses and fungi.
  • Treatments at DC Klinieken are mainly geared towards HIV and STDs.
  • At DC Klinieken you can usually get an appointment at this department within a day.

Treatment of infectious diseases at DC Klinieken

Infectious diseases are an umbrella designation for infections that are caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi or yeasts. DC Klinieken has a special department, the HIV treatment centre, where you can come for treatment of HIV and STDs in a small-scale and personalised setting. In some situations hepatitis is also treated, and there is a separate clinic for early detection of anal cancer.

HIV treatment centre

At DC Klinieken the specialism of infectious diseases is offered by the HIV treatment centre. This centre is specialised in HIV and STDs, and in some cases also treats hepatitis. We work from our own vision on HIV care, which translates into personalised and attentive treatment. A physician can see you within a few days if you have a referral from your GP.

STD clinic

At DC Klinieken Lairesse you can get tested for sexually transmitted diseases, also known as STDs.

You can have an anonymized test for STDs. We offer such STD consultations to anyone who wants one.


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Insurance coverage for infectious diseases

Treatments of infectious diseases at DC Klinieken fall under basic insurance. Basic care is fully covered only if you have a referral from your GP or specialist. Do not forget to take your deductible into account.


If you have any questions about reimbursements by health insurers, please contact our financial administration department in Amsterdam: debiteuren@dcklinieken.nl or call 088 0100 936.


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Practical information

Do you want to make an appointment or receive additional information about this specialism and the possibilities? Contact our department of infectious diseases:


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