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Specially for Children International Travel and Adoption

Our Infectious Disease specialists provide international health consultations for families traveling abroad, including destination-specific travel precautions, immunizations, and prophylactic medications. We also provide comprehensive care for children adopted internationally, including counseling for families in the adoption process and a comprehensive evaluation of the child upon return to the Austin area. International Travel Clinic Services: Customized, destination-specific travel health consultations for the entire family All international travel immunizations including: Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Immune Globulin Influenza Japanese Encephalitis Measles-Mumps-Rubella Meningococcus Pertussis Pneumococcal Poliomyelitis Rabies Tetanus/Diphtheria Typhoid (oral or injectable) Yellow Fever (state certified) Varicella Area-specific disease prevention and malaria prophylaxis Food and water precautions Travel Safety & Security Updates Consultations for travelers with special medical needs Post-travel follow-up to complete vaccinations International Adoption Services: Pre-Adoption Services: Review of medical records, photos, and videotapes to counsel the adopting parents regarding their child's potential health needs. Pre-travel counseling including vaccinations and prescriptions for all family members. Available by phone and email while abroad. Post-Adoption Services: A complete physical and developmental examination of child upon arrival to the Austin area. Complete laboratory evaluation for underlying infectious diseases and illnesses seen in internationally adopted children. Dietary assessment and counseling for the family specific to their child's needs. Immediate vaccinations as needed. Referral to a primary care physician in the Austin area after the initial assessment. Referral to additional pediatric specialists, if needed. Social work services available, if needed. For details regarding international travel consultations or pre- and post-adoption consultations please contact our office: (512) 628-1820 [email protected]