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The Capital Infectious Disease Clinic featuring Britta Denman, DO, provides comprehensive care for patients with bacterial, viral, and parasitic and fungal infections.
HIV is an infectious disease that seriously compromises the immune system of affected individuals, causing Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). There have been significant advancements in HIV treatment, making it possible for people living with HIV, who are in treatment and take their medication, to live long and healthy lives.
The staff at Capital Infectious Disease Clinic offers professional and discreet HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment services for the South Sound. We offer HIV prevention at our clinic, including emergency medication that prevents infection after an exposure and daily prevention medication that stops you from getting HIV.
For people living with HIV, our expert teams work with you to a develop care plan that reflects your unique needs and concerns, supporting your ability to live your healthiest life.
Capital Infectious Disease is committed to supporting efforts to ending HIV by expanding HIV prevention services and access to medications that can be used to prevent HIV transmission.
- PEP, an emergency medication taken after HIV exposure.
- PrEP services, medication taken before HIV exposure.
If you think you might have an HIV infection, you’re likely to start by seeing your family doctor. New patients should call the Patient Care Coordinator at 360-704-4786 to schedule their first appointment.
Capital Infectious Disease Clinic also offers medical guidance for travel abroad and treatment for infections acquired while traveling in a foreign country are also provided.
Areas of Dr. Denman’s specialty:
- Travel medicine
- Malaria and other tropical diseases
- Blastomycosis, Histoplasma, and Coccidioidomycosis (valley fever)
- Bone and joint infections
- Heart valve infections
- Measles, Mumps and Rubella
- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
- Post-operative infections
- Skin and soft tissue infections such as Cellulitis and Pyomyositis
- Tick-borne infections
- Complicated urinary tract infections