Medical conditions

Find out more about different medical conditions and types of infection.

Premature and low birth weight babies have little ability to fight infection and this is a common problem that needs treatment.

Sometimes infections are caused by germs collecting on long lines, which may need to be removed, or on ventilation tubing in the windpipe. As a result, infection is a common problem; however not all infections are the same and not all of them are severe.

This section explains some different types of infections and other medical conditions.