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THE TUBERCULOSIS CLINIC FOR CHILDREN
The clinic has been founded on 1981. It is part of the 2nd Pediatric Department of Athens University which is located in the Children's Hospital "P. & A. Kyriakou".
Address: Thivon and Levadeias, Goudi
Athens 115 27
Tel. 210 77 26 000

Clinic working hours: every Thursday 09:00-13:00 in the Children's Hospital "P. & A. Kyriakou", 2nd floor.
Direct telephone line: Thursday 210 77 26 448 (clinic)
Other working days: 210 77 26 348 (Professor P.Spyridis office)
Fax: 210 74 70 452.

Our clinic has treated 3800 children with tuberculosis, tuberculous infection or history of contact with a positive adult. Additionally, 8000 children have been referred to our clinic due to a non-negative Mantoux, 1000 children due to BCG complications and 80-100 children with non-tuberculous mycobacterial infection

We offer consultation to fellow pediatricians, nurses, doctors and parents, during working hours Monday-Friday, regarding any tuberculosis-related problem, BCG vaccination, etc.

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PARENTS
  • An appointment is not required if you visit our clinic for the first time

  • Your next appointment date can be found on the white card we gave you after your first visit

  • It is advisable to bring along any documents that could be helpful, such as your child's health booklet, your insurance booklet, x-rays, blood test results, doctor reports etc.

  • If the clinic working hours are inconvenient (due to your work), contact us to arrange a convenient appointmen.

  • If you cannot find the prescribed drugs please contact us and we will supply them to you.

  • Read carefully the information brochure handed out to you at your first visit.

  • Contact us immediately if you have any problem concerning drug administration, e.g. vomiting, abdominal pain, rashes, child refusing to take the prescribed drugs etc.

  • If you are leaving Athens while your child is under treatment, contact us to make sure you have his/her medications and offer you advice concerning his/her treatment while away.

  • If you change your address while your child is under treatment or during the first 5 years following treatment, please inform us about your new address by phone.

  • Finally, when contacting us, it would be helpful to know your personal patient file number, written on the white card we supplied you at your first visit.

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